Tomorrow, 15th July, I will be in Kashi to inaugurate a wide range of development works: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi:

Tomorrow, 15th July, I will be in Kashi to inaugurate a wide range of development works worth over Rs. 1500 crore. These works will further ‘Ease of Living’ for the people of Kashi and Poorvanchal.

In the past few years, the Centre and UP Government have done extensive work in the health sector. As a part of these efforts, the 100 bed MCH wing in BHU will be inaugurated. The project will make quality healthcare easily accessible to the people of Kashi and surrounding areas.

Key projects that would be inaugurated in Kashi include: Multi-level parking at Godaulia.
Ro-Ro Vessels for tourism development.
Three-lane flyover bridge on the Varanasi-Ghazipur Highway.

Our vision for Kashi is to build quality infrastructure for the coming generations. In that spirit, will be laying the foundation stone for CIPET, rural projects under Jal Jeevan Mission and mango as well as vegetable integrated pack house in Karkhiyaon.

I am delighted to be inaugurating a convention centre Rudraksh in Varanasi. Constructed with Japanese assistance, this state-of-the-art centre will make Varanasi an attractive destination for conferences thus drawing more tourists and businesspersons to the city.

Spoke with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of Maldives: PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi:

  • Spoke with President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih of Maldives.

  • Assured him of India’s commitment to support Maldives in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • We also reviewed progress of bilateral development projects.

  • Conveyed congratulations for the election of FM Shahid as UNGA President.

Glad to see CPIO/Director from the Home Ministry correct the erroneous RTI reply stating that Andhra Pradesh has 3 Capitals instead of only Amaravati: N Chandrababu Naidu

N Chandrababu Naidu – Former CM, Andhra Pradesh:

Glad to see CPIO/ Director (CS-II) from the Home Ministry correct the erroneous RTI reply stating that Andhra Pradesh has 3 Capitals instead of only Amaravati.

It is evident that the official has been misguided and manipulated by the AP Govt.

I commend Dr. GVR Shastri Garu for taking up the issue with the concerned officials and successfully correcting the mistake.

Karnataka records less than 2,000 COVID cases for the fourth day in a row: Dr Sudhakar

Dr Sudhakar – Health Minister, Karnataka:

Karnataka records less than 2,000 daily cases for fourth day in a row:

New cases in State: 1,990

New cases in B’lore: 400

Positivity rate: 1.59%

Discharges: 2,537 (B’lore- 490)

Deaths: 45 (B’lore- 08)

Active cases in State: 33,642

Total tests: 1,24,494

Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Anurag Thakur launches official cheer song for Tokyo-bound Indian contingent

Union Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Anurag Thakur launched the official cheer song for the Tokyo-bound Indian contingent in a virtual event.

The song, titled ‘Hindustani Way’, is performed by young pop singer Ananya Birla and composed by veteran Indian music composer AR Rahman.

Shri Anurag Thakur congratulated the artists for coming together during tough times and executing the project with full passion.

“I thank AR Rahman and Ananya Birla for taking this initiative. They did this song with a lot of passion and it also takes a lot of compassion to execute this during the Covid 19 pandemic, when it was not easy for them to collaborate. You took all the interest and initiative to come out with this song for Team India and cheer for India. I request everyone to share this song as much as you can,” mentioned Shri Thakur.

Source: Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports