Ensure zero school dropouts: Narendra Modi to village heads of Varanasi
New Delhi, Aug 8 Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked village heads of his parliamentary constituency to ensure total vaccination, zero school dropouts and cleanliness in their respective villages.
"During the interaction, the Prime Minister encouraged the Pradhans (heads) to work towards total vaccination, zero school dropouts and 'swacchta' (cleanliness) in their respective villages," a statement from the Prime Minister Office said.
Modi also urged them to eliminate discrimination between daughters and sons, it said.
The group of village heads, who had come here to meet him, expressed their willingness to celebrate the birth of a girl child by planting a tree as a celebratory gesture.
Modi also asked them to share their experience of visiting Parliament and national capital with the residents of Varanasi.