PM launches key development projects in Telangana under Mission Bhagirathain
08 August 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday unveiled major development projects in Telangana, including the 1,600 MW thermal power station of NTPC at Ramagundam.
Modi on Sunday also launched Mission Bhagiratha, the state government's scheme to provide safe drinking water to all, at Komatibanda Village, Gajwel, in Medak district of Telangana.
Besides Modi launched the revival programme of the Ramagundam fertiliser plant at Ramagundam inaugurated the Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences at Warangal and opened the Manoharabad-Kothapalli railway line.
He also dedicated to the nation the 1,200 MW thermal power station of Singareni Collieries at Jaipur, in Adilabad district.
Addressing a large public meeting, the prime minister appreciated the state government for the steps taken over the last two years to fulfil 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 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.
Laying 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 the people to be beware of fake cow vigilantes, and urged state governments to take action against them.