Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the ongoing Kumbh at Prayagraj today. At the Kumbh, he will take a bath at Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj and also interact with sanitation employees.
He will also participate in the Swachh Kumbh Swachh Aabhaar event, organized by Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
He will distribute the Swachh Kumbh Swachh Aabhaar awards to ‘Safai karmacharis’ (sanitation employees), ‘swachhagrahis’, police personnel and ‘naviks’ (boatmen). He will later address the gathering.
PM Modi is also scheduled to launch the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana (PM-KISAN), the scheme announced in the interim budget 2019-20, during his visit to Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh today.
According to sources, PM will launch the scheme from the Fertilizer Corporation of India ground by pressing a button to electronically transfer the first instalment of Rs 2,000 to selected farmers.