PM Narendra Modi in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday addressing a rally in Mandi said that the hydropower projects inaugurated are a part of the climate-friendly new India and aim at conserving the environment. Modi also highlighted that the country’s efforts towards conserving the environment along with building developmental infrastructure is being recognized globally.
Modi addressed the rally after inaugurating 287 investment projects worth over Rs 28,197 crores. Modi said the last four years of Jai Ram Thakur-led government has seen the state transform rapidly. Despite the pandemic, development has not stopped in the state, Modi added.
Modi also laid the foundation of the Rs 6,700-crore Renukaji Dam project along with several other developmental projects. The dam will substantially add to the water supply of Delhi. The Luhri Stage 1 Hydro Power Project, Dhaulasidh Hydro Power Project and Sawra-Kuddu Hydro Power Project were also inaugurated. These projects aim to tap the hydropower potential of the region and are worth Rs 11,281 crore.
Before launching the projects, Modi attended the second ground-breaking ceremony of Himachal Pradesh’s Global Investors’ Meet. “The meet is expected to give a boost to investments in the region through projects worth around Rs 28,000 crore.