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PM Modi in Nagpur: New referral scheme - Rs 10 incentive for installing and teaching BHIM app for 3 people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Friday Paid Homage To Dr BR Ambedkar On His 126th Birth Anniversary. To Mark The Occasion, PM Modi Prayed At The Deekshabhoomi, A Holy Spot That Is Very Closely Associated With Dr Ambedkar.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 14 Apr 2017, 03:53:09 PM

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid homage to one of the architects of the Indian Constitution Dr BR Ambedkar on his 126th birth anniversary. To mark the occasion, PM Modi prayed at the Deekshabhoomi, a holy spot that is very closely associated with Dr Ambedkar. 

Later, PM Modi inaugurated new units in Koradi thermal Power Station in Nagpur along with a number of other development projects n the city.

Read | Ambedkar Jayanti 2017: Uknown facts about Father of Indian Constitution

As it happened:

PM Modi speech: 

#New scheme for BHIM app referral: Those who install BHIM app for business transaction will get Rs 25 in their bank accounts

#New scheme for BHIM app referral: If you help at least 3 people install and understand BHIM app then you will get Rs 10 from govt

#New generation wants to train themselves and take pride in their hardwork

#New scheme to run untill 14 October as that was day Ambedkar saheb took diksha 

#Digidhan is a 'safayi abhiyan' against corruption and black money

#World will soon rush to India to study this digital payment method, African nations have already shown interest

#Even if you do not have smartphone, you can use Aadhar for payment using number and thumbprint

#Thumbprint used to be a sign of illiteracy, technology has now made thumbprint all powerful

#Digidhan scheme started on Christmas Day and is ending today on anniversary of Dr Ambedkar and Good Friday

#We are reaching a time when the mobiles phones will be where financial transactions will take place

#The BHIM App is positively impacting several lives across the nation

#21st century is the century of knowledge 

#BHIM app will bring a revolutionary change in our economy

#Currency forms have changed from gold, cash and many other forms and the society has always accepted those changes

#Less cash is good for economy, it is possible to run any business with less cash

#Even richest families do not give wards of cash to their children

#The comments I got over cashless society policy were very funny

#Benefits of the projects inaugurated today will help our youngsters

#We may not have got a chance to die for nation, let's live for nation

#Those people used to die for country happily, let's try to fulfil their dream of India

#Let's try to live like 75 years ago once when people used to stake their lives for Indian independence

#People of India gave their lives so that India attains freedom. Our freedom is the result of the sacrifices made by several greats

#Each and every Indian must have his or her own house. And that house must be equipped with electricity, water & other facilities: PM

#One of the sectors towards which we are devoting significant effort is the renewable energy sector

#Dr Ambedkar did not have a trace of bitterness or revenge in him. This was is speciality: PM 

#Dr Ambedkar teaches us not to be desperate in deprivation and deviated in availability: PM Modi

#I personally understand how to live an effective and successful despite being born in humble life and we get this inspiration from Dr BR Ambedkar

#Delighted to be here on Ambedkar Jayanti. I am honoured to have got the opportunity to pray at Deekshabhoomi

#1:45 PM: PM Modi begins public address 

#1:20 PM: PM unveils the plaque making the laying of Foundation Stone for AIIMS Nagpur, at Indoor Sports Complex, Mankapur

#1:20 PM: PM Modi in Nagpur: BHIM Aadhar seva launched, will enable promote digital payments

#1:15 PM: PM Modi in Nagpur: Winners of Digidhan schemes, launched to promote digital economy, awarded

#1:15 PM: PM Modi to address public meeting shortly


#11:55 AM: PM Narendra Modi visits new units in Koradi thermal Power Station in Nagpur, Maharashtra

#11:15 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi prays at Deekshabhoomi on Ambedkar Jayanti in Nagpur, Maharashtra

“Will join culmination of the DigiDhan Mela, where I will present awards to Mega Draw winners of Lucky Grahak Yojana and DigiDhan Vyapar Yojna (sic),” Modi said in another tweet.

Providing details about Modi’s visit, the Nagpur district information office said in a release that he will arrive at the city airport at 10.45 am, from where he will head to Deekshabhoomi to pay homage to Ambedkar on his 126th birth anniversary.

Thereafter, Modi will leave for the Koradi thermal power station where he will dedicate Mahagenco’s 1,980-MW Koradi Thermal Power project to the nation in the presence of Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao.

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First Published : 14 Apr 2017, 11:11:00 AM