Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday was seen helping a Divyan (specially-abled), after his speech at the Saamaajik Adhikaarita Shivir, in Vadodara, Gujarat. Modi distributed aids and assistive devices to the man and said, “the requirements of the Divyang must always be kept in mind while creating infrastructure.”
He said the Union Government has accorded the highest priority to ensure that the benefits of its schemes and initiatives reach the intended beneficiaries. Initiatives for the Dalits and the marginalised are at the centre-stage in the working of the Union Government, he said.
The prime minister said that development is the key to solving all problems related to poverty, lack of education and access to healthcare.
Modi is on his first visit to Vadodara since he was elected in 2014. He on Saturday inaugurated the integrated terminal building of Vadodara Airport in Gujarat, which is now the country’s second green airport after Kochi, and said such projects will encourage people to take up environment-friendly constructions.