Prime Minister Narender Modi hailed working of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur and said that centre would continue to support his Endeavours for the development of the state at Mandi today.
Earlier, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi presided over the second ground breaking ceremony of the Himachal Pradesh Global Investors’ Meet today in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. The meet is expected to give a boost to investment in the region through projects worth around Rs 28,000 crore. He also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of hydropower projects worth over Rs 11,000 crore. Some of the hydropower projects are the Renukaji Dam project, Luhri Stage 1 Hydro Power Project and Dhaulasidh Hydro Power Project. He also inaugurated the Sawra-Kuddu Hydro Power Project. Governor Himachal Pradesh, Shri Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar, Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Shri Jai Ram Thakur, Union Minister, Shri Anurag Singh Thakur were among those present on the occasion.
The main highlights of the ceremony were as following:
PM presides over the second ground breaking ceremony of Himachal Pradesh Global Investors’ Meet
PM inaugurates & lays foundation stone of hydropower projects worth over Rs 11,000 crore in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
“Hydro-power projects launched today reflect India’s commitment to eco-friendly development”
“In 2016,India had set a target to meet 40 percent of its installed electricity capacity from non-fossil energy sources by 2030. India has achieved this goal in November this year itself”
“Plastic has spread everywhere, plastic going into rivers, we have to make efforts together to stop the damage it is causing to Himachal.”
“If India is called the pharmacy of the world today, then Himachal is the force behind it”
“Himachal Pradesh has helped not only other states but also other countries during the Corona global pandemic”
“Delaying ideologies made the people of Himachal wait for decades. Because of this, there was a delay of many years in the projects here”
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“ The marriage age being raised to 21 years for daughters will give them full time to study and they will also be able to make their career”
“The work done by our government to increase the security of the country in the last seven years, the decisions taken for the soldiers, ex-servicemen, have also benefited people of Himachal immensely”