Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi says new farm laws have begun mitigating farmers' problems in short span of time
New Delhi, Nov 29: Amid ongoing protests by a section of farmers against new farm laws, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that these agriculture reforms have not only freed peasants from various shackles but have also bestowed on them new rights and opportunities.
Addressing his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio programme, Modi said the recent agriculture reforms have begun mitigating the troubles of farmers in a short span of time as he cited the example of a Maharashtra farmer who used the provisions of the new laws to get the money promised to him by a trader."
Since ages, these demands of farmers which at one point of time or the other all political parties had promised to them, have now been fulfilled. After deep deliberations, Parliament recently passed farm reform laws," he said.
"These reforms have not only freed the farmers from various shackles but have also given them new rights and opportunities. In such a short span of time, these rights have started reducing the problems of farmers," he said.
"Mann ki Baat" is the Prime Minister's monthly radio programme addressed to the nation, which is broadcasted on the last Sunday of every month.
Highlights of Mann ki Baat
- Whatever may be the field, the correct knowledge is an added strength for everyone
- He got Rs 25,000 in advance. It was agreed that he will get remaining amount in 15 days but he didn't get the payment. Under the new law, it's mandatory to pay within 3 days. If payment is not made, farmer can lodge complaint. He filed complaint & got his dues within few days
- You should know how Jitendra Bhoiji, a farmer in Dhule, Maharashtra used these new farms laws. He produced maize & decided to sell it to traders at the right price. The total amount agreed at was around Rs 3.32 lakhs
- After getting out of the lockdown phase, discussion has commenced on vaccine. But any kind of laxity with coronavirus is still very dangerous. We have to firmly keep fighting against the virus
- Parliament has recently passed farm reform laws after rigorous brainstorming. These reforms have not only broken shackles of farmers but have also given new rights and opportunities to them
- I would like to urge former students to keep consolidating their bonding with the institution in which they have studied! Whether it is at the level of school, college, or university
- After leaving school or college, two things never end - one, the influence of your education, and second, your bonding with your school or college
- Alumni associations are robust in many schools, especially in boarding schools, where they organize activities like sports tournaments and community service
- All of these endeavours improve the learning experience of the current students.
IIT Delhi has initiated an
endowment fund, which is a brilliant idea. There is a culture of such endowments in renowned universities across the world, which helps the students.