President Spotlights Welfare Programmes

  • In his address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament President Pranab Mukherjee dwelt on the government’s programmes.
  • He spotlighted programmes aimed at the agricultural sector, including the recently launched Pradhan Mantri Fasal Beema Yojana.
  • The President said amendments to the Prevention of Corruption Act to make it more stringent were on the anvil.