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LIVE: PM Modi is in Lakshadweep, will inaugurate schemes worth Rs 1150 crore today

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PM Modi is in Lakshadweep today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a tour of Lakshadweep and Kerala in South India today. PM Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of schemes worth Rs 1,150 crore in Lakshadweep today. After this, they will leave for Kerala by afternoon. Let us tell you that PM Modi had reached Lakshadweep on the afternoon of January 2, he addressed a public meeting in Agatti, Lakshadweep and spent the night here.

Actually, PM Modi is on a tour of three states on January 2 and 3. He started the tour from Tamil Nadu, where he reached Tiruchirappalli first at 10:30 am on January 2. Here he attended the 38th convocation of Bharathidasan University and honored the gold medalist students of the university. Along with the Prime Minister, state Governor RN Ravi and Chief Minister MK Stalin were also present in the program.

PM inaugurates many schemes in Tamil Nadu

Yesterday i.e. on Tuesday, PM Modi inaugurated development projects worth more than Rs 19 thousand 850 crore in Tamil Nadu related to rail, road, oil and gas, shipping and higher education sector. Earlier, the PM had also inaugurated the new terminal building of Tiruchirappalli International Airport in Tamil Nadu, which has been built at a cost of Rs 1100 crore.

Working for the development of Lakshadweep – PM Modi

Addressing a rally in Agatti, Lakshadweep, PM Modi said – This part of the country is full of many possibilities, but after independence, not much attention was paid to its development for a long time. Despite shipping being the lifeline here, the port infrastructure here remained weak. The people here had to face a lot of problems in terms of health, education and even petrol and diesel. Our government is now addressing all these challenges. The government’s effort is to ensure that the poor have a house, toilet, and no one is deprived of facilities like electricity, gas etc.

PM said- Government of India is working with full commitment for the development of entire Lakshadweep including Agatti. Many development schemes have been completed here in the last 10 years. We have provided modern facilities to the fishermen. The fishermen here have now started exporting tuna fish, which has opened the way for increasing their income.

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