Tue, Jan 31, 2017, 12:28 PM
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday, while addressing the joint sitting of both houses of parliament said that core of the government's policies was the welfare of the poor, Dalits, farmers, labourers and the youth. He said the Government has taken several initiatives in the healthcare sector to make it affordable for the poor section. The President has highlighted about the Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Scheme, Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA). Pranab Mukherjee has hailed the nation for declaring over 1.4 lakh villages, 450 cities, 77 districts and three states as open defecation free. Watch the full speech.