Narendra Modi First Visit to Telangana on 07-08-2016


The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, on 07-August-2016, launched Mission Bhagiratha at Komatibanda Village, Gajwel, in Medak District of Telangana. The scheme Mission Bhagiratha has been launched by the State Government with an objective to provide safe drinking water to all.

The Prime Minister unveiled plaques to lay Foundation Stones for important development projects. These included the 1600 MW Thermal Power station of NTPC at Ramagundam; revival of a Fertilizer Plant at Ramagundam; Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal; and Manoharabad-Kothapalli Railway line. He also dedicated to the nation the 1200 MW Thermal Power Station of Singareni Collieries at Jaipur, in Adilabad district and revival of Ramagundam fertilizer plant in Karimnagar district.

Addressing a large public meeting, the Prime Minister appreciated the State Government for the steps taken over the last two years to fulfill the aspirations of the people. Noting the importance of cooperative federalism for the country’s development, the Prime Minister said the Centre and States are now working together for this objective.

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.

In the context of the foundation stone for the new railway line, the Prime Minister said a long-pending demand of the people would now be fulfilled. He said the fertilizer plant would help the farmers of the State. He spoke of power sector reforms, irrigation, and how economic progress is being linked to rail connectivity.

The Prime Minister asked people to beware of fake cow vigilantes, and urged State Governments to take action against them.

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