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Nadda, Lekhi attend live broadcast of Modi's dialogue with health workers

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

J P Nadda attended a live broadcast of Narendra Modi's dialogue with the health workers at in on Tuesday.

The unit of the BJP had made arrangements for watching the live broadcast of the event at Pooja Park in BJP and were present on the occasion.

Addressing the Asha, ANM (auxiliary nurse midwife) and anganwadi workers after the end of the programme, the said with the efforts of Modi, the country was changing and the image of a strong was emerging before the world, a statement said.

The Ayushman Bharat Yojna will be launched by the on September 23 from It will benefit about 55 crore people of 10.74 crore families spread over 29 states of the country, the statement said.

In good for lakhs of Asha and anganwadi workers, Modi announced a hike in their monthly honorarium from October.

In addition, all accredited social health activists (Asha) will be brought under the coverage of various social security schemes and provided under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and

The social health activists will not have to pay any premium for the and will get Rs 4 lakh in case of any untoward incident, the prime minister said during a video interaction with Asha, ANM and Anganwadi workers from across the country.

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First Published: Tue, September 11 2018. 23:00 IST