PM Narendra Modi launches projects in 2-year old Telangana
Hyderabad: Urging people to save water, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched several projects in Telangana.
PM Modi laid the foundation stone for the first phase of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) which is to be processed in two phases, 1600 MW (2x800MW) in Phase I and 2400 MW (3x800 MW) in Phase II.
Another project named ‘Mission Bhagiratha’, which is meant to supply water via pipelines to every household in Telangana has also been launched by PM Modi.
It was PM Modi’s maiden visit to the state when he unveiled the pylon (tower used for carrying electricity) to begin the first phase of the ‘Mission Bhagiratha’ scheme at Komatibanda village in Gajwel constituency of Medak district.
Governor E S L Narasimhan, Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao, Union Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu, Ananth Kumar, Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Goel and Bandaru Dattatreya were among the attendees of the programme.
The project will help in supplying drinking water to 243 villages in Gajwel constituency.
PM Modi said-
- Telangana is just a 2-year-old state, yet it has achieved a lot.
- Whenever I met CM KCR, his concern was always the state's development and water related issues.
- There was a time when dialogue between Centre and states was quite tense but now, both work together for development.
Praising Central government, Chandrashekhar Rao said it was for the first time that the ruling government has no charges of corruption over them.
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