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Goa means new model of development: PM Modi addresses 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Swayampurna Goa' beneficiaries

The Prime Minister further said that Goa achieved a 100 per cent target of providing electricity connection to every household.

Goa means new model of development: PM Modi addresses 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Swayampurna Goa' beneficiaries-dnm
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New Delhi, First Published Oct 23, 2021, 1:00 PM IST
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday applauded the development works in Goa saying that today the state means a new model of development and a reflection of collective efforts.

PM Modi post his interaction with the beneficiaries and stakeholders of the 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Swayampurna Goa programme' said, "When we get the support of the government and the hard work of the people, how change comes, how self-confidence comes, we all experienced this during our discussion with the beneficiaries of Swayampurna Goa."

"Goa means nature and tourism, but today it also means a new model of development and a reflection of collective efforts. Goa means solidarity for development from panchayat to administration," he added as quoted by ANI.

The Prime Minister further said that Goa achieved a 100 per cent target of providing electricity connection to every household.

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"India set the goal of being free from open defecation. Goa achieved this target 100 per cent. The country has set a target of providing electricity connection to every household. Goa got it 100 per cent. In Har Ghar Jal Abhiyan - Goa First 100 per cent! In the matter of giving free ration to the poor - Goa 100 per cent," PM Modi added, ANI reported.

The initiative of Swayampurna Goa was launched on October 1, 2020.

Under this programme, a state government officer is appointed as 'Swayampurna Mitra'. The Mitra visits a designated panchayat or municipality, interacts with people, coordinates with multiple government departments and ensures that various government schemes and benefits are available to the eligible beneficiaries. 

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