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Modi in Prayagraj Highlights: UP’s daughters won’t let previous govts come back to power, says PM

During the programme, Modi will also be transferring a total amount of over 20 crore to more than 1 lakh beneficiaries under the ‘Mukhya Mantri Kanya Sumangala Scheme’.

During the programme, Modi will also be transferring a total amount of over 20 crore to more than 1 lakh beneficiaries under the 'Mukhya Mantri Kanya Sumangala Scheme'.

Narendra Modi in Uttar Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Prayagraj today to participate in a one of its kind programme which will be attended by over two lakh women. The programme is being held as per Modi’s vision to empower women, especially at the grassroots level, by providing them with necessary skills, incentives and resources, the PMO said, adding that he will transfer an amount of Rs 1000 crore in the bank account of Self Help Groups (SHGs), benefitting around 16 lakh women members.

During the programme, Modi will also be transferring a total amount of over 20 crore to more than 1 lakh beneficiaries under the ‘Mukhya Mantri Kanya Sumangala Scheme’. The scheme provides conditional cash transfer to a girl child at different stages of her life. The total transfer is Rs 15,000 per beneficiary.

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