Modi in Varanasi: PM Launches Projects Worth Over Rs 500 Crore
PM Narendra Modi was on a two-day visit to Varanasi starting 17 September.
A day after his 68th birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched development projects worth over Rs 550 crore in his Lok Sabha constituency on 18 September, as he gave a detailed account of work done as an MP from this holy city, telling its people they are his "master" and "high command."
Wrapping up his two-day visit to Varanasi, Modi said the work done in the city is clearly visible, noting its landscape has changed for good in the last four years while it was at the mercy of God under previous governments.
- The projects inaugurated include Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) for Puraani Kashi and Atal Incubation Centre at Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
- On 17 Sept, PM Modi interacted with ASHA workers and students in Narur village, Varanasi.
- Ministers from across the political spectrum wished the prime minister on his 68th birthday on 17 September
PM Modi on a 2-Day Visit to Varanasi
In Varanasi, the prime minister will visit Narur village, where he will interact with children of a primary school, aided by non-profit organisation "Room to Read".
Later, he will interact with students of Kashi Vidyapeeth and children assisted by them on the premises of Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW).
On 18 September, Modi will inaugurate or lay the foundation stones of various development projects, cumulatively worth more than Rs 500 crore, according to a statement by the prime minister's office (PMO). The event will be held at the amphitheatre of Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
Among the projects to be inaugurated by Modi are Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS) for Puraani Kashi and an Atal Incubation Centre at BHU.
Among the projects for which the foundation stones will be laid is the Regional Ophthalmology Centre at BHU. The prime minister will also address a gathering, the statement said.
Congress Greets PM Modi
The Opposition Congress also extended their best wishes to PM Modi on his 68th birthday.
President of India Wished PM Modi on Birthday
President of India Ram Nath Kovind also wished PM Modi and wished him a “long life and many years of dedicated service to the people of the country.”
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