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PM Modi launches Rs 7,550 crore development projects in Madhya Pradesh's Jhabua | DETAILS

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an event of tribal communities after launching development projects. The PM said Madhya Pradesh reflected the mood of people ahead of Lok Sabha elections.

Raju Kumar Edited By: Raju Kumar @rajudelhi123 Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh) Updated on: February 11, 2024 14:34 IST
PM Modi in MP
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of Rs 7,550 crore development projects in Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh. The prime minister also disbursed monthly instalments to nearly two lakh women beneficiaries under the 'Aahar Anudan Yojana' of the state.

Under the scheme, Rs 1,500 per month are provided for nutritious food to women from especially backward tribes.

PM Modi also distributed 1.75 lakh 'adhikar abhilekh' (record of land rights) under the SVAMITVA scheme, which will provide documentary evidence to people for the right to their land.

He also laid the foundation stone of the Tantya Mama Bhil University which will cater to the youth from tribal-dominated districts of the state. To be developed at a cost of Rs 170 crore, the university will provide world-class infrastructure for holistic development of students.

PM Modi addressed a public gathering of tribal communities from across the country at Gopalpura, where he claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party will alone will 370 seats in upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

This was PM Modi's first visit to the state this year, coming ahead of the Lok Sabha elections due in a few months.

PM Modi also transferred funds of Rs 55.9 crore for 559 villages under the Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana, which will be utilised for various kinds of construction activities, including Anganwadi Bhawans, fair price shops, health centres, additional rooms in schools, internal roads, among others.

The prime minister laid the foundation stone of 'CM Rise School' in Jhabua. The school will integrate technology to provide modern facilities like smart classes, e-Library, among others to students.

He also laid the foundation stone of multiple projects that will strengthen the water supply and provisioning of drinking water in Madhya Pradesh, a press release said.

The projects, whose foundation stone will be laid include 'Talavada Project', which is a drinking water supply scheme for more than one thousand villages of Dhar and Ratlam; and 14 urban water supply schemes under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0, benefitting more than 50,000 urban households across multiple districts of Madhya Pradesh.

The prime minister dedicated to the nation 'Nal Jal Yojana' for 50 gram panchayats of Jhabua, which will provide tap water to about 11,000 households.

These include laying of the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Ratlam railway station and Meghnagar railway station. These stations will be redeveloped under the Amrit Bharat station scheme.

The rail projects that were dedicated to the nation include projects for doubling of Indore-Dewas-Ujjain C cabin railway line, the Itarsi-North-South grade separator with yard remodelling and third line connecting Barkhera-Budni-Itarsi. These projects will help strengthen the rail infrastructure and reduce travel time for both passenger and goods trains, the release said.

(With PTI inputs)

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