After the grand welcome to PM Modi to Telangana state. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched Mission Bhagiratha at Komatibanda Village, Gajwel, in Medak District of Telangana. The scheme has been launched by the State Government with an objective to provide safe drinking water to all.
Modi Launched Mission Bhagiratha at Gajwel
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the phase-1 of Mission Bhagiratha, a flagship project of the Telangana government aimed at providing piped drinking water to every household in the state.
Modi unveiled a plaque in Medak district’s Komatibanda village under Gajwel constituency, represented in the assembly by Telangana chief minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR), and formally turned on a water tap on the premises to mark the occasion.
Complimenting the State Government for the launch of Mission Bhagiratha to provide drinking water to the people of the State, the Prime Minister said that whenever the State Chief Minister Shri K. Chandrasekar Rao has met him, he has spoken about the State’s development and water related issues. The Prime Minister spoke of the importance of water and the need for all citizens to conserve it.
This is the Prime Minister’s maiden visit to Telangana after formation of the state in June 2014.
On the occasion, Modi also unveiled plaques to mark the laying of foundation stone for the 152-km Manoharabad- Kothapalli new railway line (connecting Hyderabad and Karimnagar), NTPC Ltd’s Telangana Super Thermal Power Project Stage-1 (2×800 MW), Ramagundam, Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal and revival of Ramagundam fertilizer plant in Karimnagar district.
He also dedicated to the nation the Singareni Thermal Power Project (2X600 MW) at Jaipur in Adilabad district. Besides, governor of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh E.S.L. Narasimhan and chief minister Rao, Union ministers M. Venkaiah Naidu, H.N. Ananth Kumar, Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Goyal and Bandaru Dattatreya were among those present on the occasion.