Reaching out to the youth of the Kashmir Valley, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spelled out initiatives for peace and improvement, and guaranteed they won’t inherit the issues confronted by their dad and mom and grandparents.
In his first go to to Jammu and Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 in 2019, PM Modi inaugurated and laid basis stones of a number of initiatives price round Rs 20,000 crore for the union territory.
These included the opening of the Banihal-Qazigund highway tunnel to ascertain all-weather connectivity between the 2 areas.
“The youth of the Valley, your father and mother, your dada and dadi, your nana and nani, had lived a life of trouble (museebat). My youth, you will not live such a life of trouble. I assure this,” PM Modi stated in a message to the Kashmiri youth.
The prime minister, who was addressing the Panchayat Divas rally right here, additionally stated that the youth of Jammu and Kashmir ought to belief his phrase, and highlighted the peace and improvement initiatives taken by the federal government up to now few years.
“Projects worth Rs 20,000 crore related to connectivity and electricity have been inaugurated here today. In a bid to speed up the development in Jammu and Kashmir, many development initiatives are being taken up in the union territory,” he stated.
PM Modi stated that these initiatives will present large employment alternatives to the union territory’s youth.
“With the inauguration of a 500-KW solar power plant at Palli in Samba district, it is moving towards becoming the country’s first panchayat to become carbon neutral…The people of Palli have demonstrated what ‘Sabka Prayas’ can do,” he stated.
Be it democracy or improvement, Jammu and Kashmir is setting a brand new instance for the remainder of the nation. “New dimensions of development have been created in Jammu and Kashmir in the last two to three years,” the prime minister stated.
Praising Jammu and Kashmir for displaying the best way ahead for Panchayati Raj, he stated that it’s a image of change that this 12 months the Panchayati Raj Day is being celebrated within the union territory.
“It is (a matter of) great pride that I am addressing Panchayati Raj Institutions across the country from Jammu and Kashmir when democracy has reached the grass root,” PM Modi stated.
Asserting that the folks of Jammu and Kashmir are witnessing such an occasion after many years, he stated that it’s proving an instance for the remainder of the nation.
“Jammu and Kashmir will write a new chapter of development”, he stated, including that Rs 38,000 crore of personal funding has been obtained within the union territory in two years as in comparison with Rs 17,000 crore within the final seven many years.
The central legal guidelines that empower folks weren’t carried out in Jammu and Kashmir. But now they’ve been carried out by this authorities for empowering folks, Prime Minister Modi stated.
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