Take fight against black money, graft to next level by using less cash: Modi

New Delhi: Asking the parents to take the battle in direction of black money and graft to the "next level", Prime Minister Narendra Modi within the current day urged them to utilize a lot much less cash of their on daily basis lives and proceed to help the movement within the path of digital funds started after the bear in mind ban.

In his month-to-month 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, he moreover spoke of setting up a 'New India', which he said could also be achieved when 125 crore Indians take a pledge and unitedly work within the path of it.

"My dear countrymen, we must take our fight against black money and corruption to the next level. …. We should contribute towards ensuring reducing the use of cash, of currency notes," the Prime Minister said.

Asking the parents to pay school prices, buy medicines or devices from truthful price retailers or purchase air and put together tickets digitally, he said "we’re ready to do this in our on a regular basis lives.

You might't take into consideration how one can serve the nation on this implies and develop right into a brave soldier throughout the battle in direction of black money and corruption."

Observing that the Value vary had launched that there could possibly be 2500 crore digital transactions this 12 months, he said if 125 crore countrymen can resolve, "they need not wait for a year; they can do it in six months."

Expressing gratitude to the parents, Modi said over the previous few months the nation has witnessed an atmosphere by which people in big numbers have participated throughout the digital value, 'Digidhan' movement.

"There has also been an increase in curiosity about cashless transactions. The poorest of the poor are making attempts to learn, and people are gradually moving towards doing business without cash. There has been a surge in various modes of digital payment after demonetisation," he said, together with that the BHIM App, launched about two and a half months up to now, has already been downloaded by one and half crore people.

In his take care of, the Prime Minister moreover touched upon subjects ranging from setting up a "New India" to 'Swacch Bharat', other than greeting the parents of Bangladesh on their Independence Day saying India will on a regular basis stand with them throughout the battle for peace, security and progress throughout the space.

"I hope that Bangladesh marches ahead on the path of progress. I also assure the citizens of Bangladesh that India is a strong partner, and a good friend, and we will continue to work together shoulder to shoulder to contribute towards the peace, security and development of this entire region," the Prime Minister said.

He said it was a matter of enjoyment that Rabindranath Tagore, who has authored the nationwide anthem of Bangladesh and India, had given up his Knighthood in protest in direction of the 1919 massacre of people in Jallianwala Bagh by the British.

This had moreover provided an "inspiration and a mission in life" to a youthful teenager, who until then had spent his days having fun with merrily throughout the fields. This teenager was none other than Bhagat Singh, then 12-years outdated, to evolve as a martyr.

Modi moreover referred to the Champaran Satyagraha launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1917, saying "by the use of his method and deeds, he may encourage the poorest of the poor, primarily essentially the most illiterate, to unite and can be found collectively out into the open for the battle in direction of the British Rule.

"This was a manifestation of an incredible inner strength, through which we can experience the vastness of Mahatma Gandhi's great persona," the Prime Minister said.

He said the federal authorities of India has taken "a very important decision" to current working ladies maternity go away of 26 weeks, as an alternative of the earlier 12 weeks, for his or her being pregnant and provide.

"There for the time being are solely two or three nations on this planet which is likely to be ahead of us on this matter. India has taken an necessary dedication for these working ladies sisters of ours.

The basic intention is to ensure appropriate care of the brand new baby, the long term citizen of India, from the time of begin. The brand new baby should get the whole love and a spotlight of the mother."

Talking about "New India", he said it is "not a government scheme or political party's programme. "In essence, every citizen ought to discharge his civic duties and obligations. This in itself could possibly be an excellent beginning to the New India."

The Prime Minister said if 125 crore Indians take a pledge and work unitedly within the path of creating a "New India", then it is potential to know this dream of countrymen.

He moreover talked about his favourite "Swachch Bharat" drive and said people of the nation are getting indignant as far as grime is anxious and this may increasingly end in further efforts within the path of cleanliness.

Modi moreover talked about wastage of meals saying it is unfortunate and an injustice to the poor.

He moreover spoke at measurement about despair and the best way it might be overcome by expressing one's feeling to the near and expensive ones and urged the parents to help these affected by it to beat it.

Talking regarding the significance of Yoga, he often called upon Indians to make the third Worldwide Day of Yoga memorable by involving more and more people.