PM promises 24 hour electricity in villages

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking on his radio show Mann ki Baat on Sunday, promised to ensure that all villages in the country get 24-hour electricity under the Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana launched by him in Patna on Saturday.

Talking about the Northeast, Mr Modi said that under the “Act East” policy of his government, officials of the ministry of development of Northeast region (DONER) will go to the states of the region. “They will hold seven-day camps, talk to people and address their problems,” he said.

The Prime Minister expressed happiness that the monsoon has been good so far and production of pulses and oilseeds has shown an increase of 50 per cent and 33 per cent, respectively. While talking about “vigyan (science)”, he referred to the recent accomplishment of Isro launching five satellites of the UK in the first such feat................Read more


Source web page: The Asian Age

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