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The Prime Minister said that Ram Bhupal Reddy had opened about 100 accounts under “Sukanya Samridhi Yojana” and deposited more than 25 lakhs in their accounts.

On the 89th episode of his monthly radio program ‘Mann Ki Baat’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed an Andhra Pradesh man, who donated all his pension benefits for girls’ education.

The Prime Minister said that Ram Bhupal Reddy had opened about 100 accounts under “Sukanya Samridhi Yojana” and deposited more than 25 lakhs in their accounts.

“The mantra of serving society by rising above oneself is part of our values, our sanskar. Countless people in our country make this mantra their life goal. I have heard of Ram Bhupal Reddy ji, a friend living in Markapuram, Andhra Pradesh. Ram Bhupal Reddy ji donated all his earnings after his retirement for the education of his daughters. He opened accounts for about 100 girls under “Sukanya Samridhi Yojana” and there deposited more than 25 lakhs,” Prime Minister Modi said.

The Prime Minister said that the philanthropic contributions of some people highlight the values ​​of Indian society and inspire and encourage others to engage for the welfare of the people.

The prime minister also mentioned Kunwar Singh’s younger brother, Shyam Singh, an army veteran, who donated his retirement funds for the construction of a pipeline to provide fresh water to the villagers.

Kunwar Singh is a farmer from Kachora village in Agra, Uttar Pradesh.

“There has been a shortage of fresh water in this village for many years. During this time, Kunwar Singh, a village farmer found water in his field 6-7 km from the village. It was a matter of great joy for him. He thought…why not serve all the other villagers with this water too! 30-32 lakh was needed to transport water from the farm to the village. After some time, Kunwar Singh’s younger brother Shyam Singh came to the village after retiring from the army, and he came to know about it. He handed over all his money received on retirement for this work and by laying a pipeline from the farm to the village; it provided fresh water to the villagers,” he added.

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