New Delhi: In the course of the two-day go to to Jaisalmer, Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah on Saturday addressed the Border Safety Drive personnel on the Rohitash border put up, adopted by participating within the ‘Bada Khana’ (feast) with the troopers.
Addressing the BSF personnel on the Rohitash put up alongside the India-Pakistan border, the Union Dwelling Minister mentioned: “The Narendra Modi authorities is working to make sure higher healthcare services and elevated housing satisfaction and household time for personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces, who’re guarding India’s fronts underneath very tough circumstances”, reported PTI.
He assured that the federal government will do “every part for the welfare of troops who spend the golden days of their life in defending the motherland”.
“I’m going to remain right here tonight with you at this put up and that is an try to grasp your difficulties and to search out methods to ease issues,” the Dwelling Minister instructed troopers, throughout the ‘Sainik Sammelan’ handle.
He recalled how the Rohitash put up was witness to the glory and bravado of BSF and military personnel throughout wars with Pakistan.
Amit Shah burdened that his authorities has made it some extent to make sure healthcare of jawans and their households which is why the ‘Ayushman CAPF’ scheme has been launched.
“You may get all of the well being advantages in your households by simply swiping a card…this new scheme will reduce the executive burden on forces just like the BSF, not like earlier the place they needed to clear a lot of well being payments,” he mentioned.
Citing official information, Amit Shah mentioned 25 lakh ‘Ayushman CAPF’ well being playing cards have been distributed amongst personnel of assorted central armed police forces (CAPFs) until December 2.
Within the BSF, 4.5 lakh playing cards have been distributed, he acknowledged.
“We wish to distribute these playing cards, which is able to guarantee straightforward healthcare services to jawans and their households, to every personnel and their kin by February subsequent 12 months,” he added.
He additional knowledgeable that “we’re additionally working to enhance the housing satisfaction stage for CAPF personnel and far progress shall be achieved by 2024, and we’re additionally working to scientifically be certain that every jawan will get to spend 100 days with their households yearly”.
The Union Dwelling Minister requested BSF jawans in the event that they ever considered why they picked the robust job of working within the drive. “130 crore residents of the nation sleep properly within the evening as a result of they know you might be guarding the fronts…they belief you,” he answered.
“You can not gauge the significance of this perception…the Modi authorities is making very honest and humble efforts to acknowledge your hardwork,” Amit Shah assured. He additional motivated the troopers saying: “All developments within the nation can go on since you are making certain the interior safety of the nation so properly”.
The Dwelling Minister spoke about numerous authorities schemes for the welfare of CAPF troopers like reservation of seats in medical schooling for his or her wards, the ‘Bharat ke Veer’ welfare fund, and numerous different payouts made in case of incapacity or dying.
On a two-day go to to Rajasthan’s Jaisalmer, Amit Shah is spending the primary evening of his journey on the border put up the place he shared meals with jawans throughout the ‘Bada Khana’ (feast).
On Sunday, the Union Dwelling Minister will officiate because the chief visitor of the 57th BSF elevating day celebrations and parade.
He’ll take salute of the parade and handle troops, reported PTI.
Earlier than this interplay with the BSF troops, Amit Shah was given a briefing on the operations and the overall safety scenario of the border space by senior officers of the paramilitary drive, together with Director Common (DG) Pankaj Kumar Singh.
The about 2.65 lakh personnel sturdy BSF was raised on December 1, 1965. Its major job is to protect Indian fronts with Pakistan and Bangladesh.