PM Modi eyes tribal push with Rs 24k cr scheme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to launch a Rs 24,000-crore scheme aimed at the holistic development of particularly vulnerable tribal groups (PVTG) in Jharkhand. The scheme, called the ‘PM PVTG Mission’, will provide basic facilities such as road and telecom connectivity, electricity, housing, clean water, education, health, and sustainable livelihood opportunities to PVTGs. Additionally, the PM will pay homage to tribal icon Bhagwan Birsa Munda and release the 15th instalment of PM-KISAN during his visit to Jharkhand. He will also inaugurate projects worth around Rs 7,200 crore in various sectors.