PM Modi in Varanasi today, inaugurates development projects worth Rs 1500 cr

The Prime Minister, addressing the people of his constituency, said the last few months took test of time but the entire population of UP, including Kashi, faced the dangerous of coronavirus in with all their might.

PM Modi in Varanasi today, inaugurates development projects worth Rs 1500 cr
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Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Varanasi today to a reception by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Governor Anandiben Patel. He is set to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone on projects related to road, water transport, education, health and tourism, worth more than Rs 1,500 crore in Varanasi today.


The Prime Minister, addressing the people of his constituency, said the last few months took test of time but the entire population of UP, including Kashi, faced the dangerous of coronavirus in with all their might. In his address, the Prime Minister also announced a few development projects in various sectors. 



Here's key highlights of PM Modi's address:



*"Kashi has shown that it doesn't stop or get tired even in difficult times. The past few months have been very difficult for the entire mankind. But entire UP, including Kashi, faced the mutating and dangerous form of Coronavirus with all its might," said PM Modi


*Work for installation of over 700 CCTV cameras, LED screens and information wards on ghats is underway, Says PM Modi. The work will ensure a massive boost to the tourism sector. 


*"Ro-Ro vessels facilities that begin today will help the tourism sector in Kashi thrive further. Our boatmen are also being given better facilities. Diesel boats are being converted into CNG. This will bring down their expenses, benefit the environment & attract the tourists," said PM Modi


*Centre has recently taken a major decision to empower  agriculture infrastructure. The Rs 1 Lakh Crore special fund set up for the modern agriculture infrastrcuture will benefit our agriculture mandis too. This is a major step towards making the nation's mandi system modern: PM



Earlier, Yogi Adityanath had tweeted ‘heartfelt gratitude’ to the PM for ‘all round development of Varanasi — or Kashi, the city of Baba Vishwanath’. “Today, honourable prime minister will inaugurate Ro-Ro vessels and three-lane flyover bridge on Varanasi-Ghazipur highway for tourism development on river Ganga. Along with promoting tourism and infrastructure, it will prove helpful in creating ‘New Uttar Pradesh of New India’,” CM Yogi then said.






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