April 1, 2023

UP polls: PM Modi launches multiple development initiatives in Varanasi, addresses massive rally at his parliamentary constituency | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi, and laid the foundation of 27 projects worth Rs 2095 crore.
Before the inauguration, the Prime Minister reviewed the development projects along with Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.
This is Modi’s second visit to his constituency in 10 days. He was here on December 13 to inaugurate the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor.
PM Modi unveiled several projects in the field of education and health among others.
What PM said in his address-
* Launching a veiled attack on the Opposition, PM Modi said some people have made talking about cows a crime but for us, cows are revered as mothers.
* Strengthening India’s dairy sector is one of the top priorities of our government, PM said.
*”Talking about cow and ‘govardhan’ has been made a crime by some people. Cow can be a crime for some people but for us cow is revered as mother.
* PM said, people who make fun of cows and buffaloes forget that the livelihood of 8 crore families of the country is run by such livestock.
* PM said that the milk production in the country has increased by about 45 per cent as compared to 6-7 years ago. He said India accounts for about 22 per cent of the world’s milk production.
* In an apparent attack on the Samajwadi Party, Modi said their dictionary contains “mafiavad” and “parivarvad”.
* For us, the priority is ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas, the PM said?
Here are the details about the projects the PM inaugrated in UP today-
* Modi, who arrived here in the morning, laid the foundation stone of the “Banas Dairy Sankul” at UP State Industrial Development Authority Food Park, Karkhiyaon, Varanasi.
* Spread across 30 acres of land, the dairy will be built at a cost of about Rs 475 crores and will have a facility for processing 5 lakh litres of milk per day.
* PM Modi digitally transferred about Rs 35 crore bonus to the bank accounts of more than 1.7 lakh milk producers associated with Banas Dairy.
* He laid the foundation stone for the Biogas based Electricity generation plant for the Milk Producers Cooperative Union Plant, Ramnagar, Varanasi.
* He launched a portal and logo dedicated to the Conformity Assessment Scheme of milk products, developed by the bureau of indian standards (BIS) with the help of the national dairy development board (NDDB).
* According to PMO, the unified logo, featuring logos of both BIS and NDDB quality mark will simplify the certification process for the dairy sector and will reassure the public about dairy product quality.
* PM virtually distributed the rural residential rights record ‘Gharauni’ under the Swamitva scheme of Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj, to over 20 Lakh residents of Uttar Pradesh.
* He also inaugurated multiple urban development projects in Varanasi.
* These include 6 projects of the redevelopment of Old Kashi wards, a parking and surface park at Beniabag, beautification of two ponds, one sewage treatment plant at village Ramna and provisioning of advanced surveillance cameras at 720 locations under Smart City Mission.
* PM Modi inaugurated a 50-bed Integrated Ayush Hospital at Bhadrasi.
* He also laid the foundation of Rs 49 crore Government Homeopathic Medical College in tehsil Pindra under the Ayush Mission.
* Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of two ‘4 to 6 lane’ road widening projects for the Prayagraj and Bhadohi roads.
* The projects are believed to improve the connectivity of Varanasi and will be a step towards resolving the problem of the city’s traffic congestion.
* Other projects inaugurated by the Prime Minister include a Speed Breeding Facility at International Rice Research Institute, South Asia Regional Centre Varanasi, a Regional Reference Standards Laboratory at village Payakpur and an Advocate building at Tehsil Pindra.
(With inputs from agencies)

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