Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the government is sensitive to the needs of the poor sections of society and was making constant efforts to empower them.
Interacting with beneficiaries of the various social security schemes through video bridge, Mr Modi said his government is sensitive to the needs of the poor. It gives importance to their welfare and is making constant efforts to empower them.
He said government was making sure that insurance cover is available to all at the minimum premium so that the poorest of the poor are able to avail its benefit.
In the context, Mr Modi said in the last three years nearly 20 crore people have brought under the insurance net through the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, (PMSBM) , Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) and the Atal Pension Yojana, (APY