Guj to launch schemes on PM”s birthday; Shah to attend event

Guj to launch schemes on PM”s birthday; Shah to attend event


Ahmedabad, Sep 16 (PTI) The Gujarat government
announced that a number of pro-people schemes and development
projects in the state would be launched on Thursday to
celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi”s 70th birthday.

These schemes and projects will be remotely launched
by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani from Gandhinagar
through video-conference facility in the presence of Deputy
Chief Minister Nitin Patel and Governor Acharya Devvrat, the
government said in a statement on Wednesday.

Union Home Minister Amit Shah would virtually attend
the event from Delhi. He is scheduled to attend the e-bhoomi
pujan ceremony of 247 water supply project for Gandhinagar to
be held at 11 am, it added.

State ministers, MLAs and other leaders will attend
this event from 70 different places in all the 33 districts
across the state, the release said.

The CM would first launch a scheme wherein farmers
would be encouraged to opt for cow-based organic farming, for
which the government would provide monthly assistance of Rs
900 to farmers.

He would also launch another scheme of providing kits
to farmers to make Jivamrut, a natural fertiliser.

Later, the CM and the Deputy CM would launch a water
supply project for 205 villages of Narmada and Tapi districts,
it added.

On the occasion, both the leaders would perform e-
bhoomi pujan of project to provide 247 drinking water to the
residents of Gandhinagar, the release said.

Other schemes which would be launched tomorrow include
a scheme to provide loans worth Rs 1,000 crore to 10 lakh
women to start their own business.

Ten MoUs related to the Climate Change Department
would be signed, the statement added. PTI PJT PD

Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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