PM Modi Announces New Food Scheme In Assam

May 26, 2017 16:18
PM Modi Announces New Food Scheme In Assam

PM Modi Announces New Food Scheme In Assam:- A new food processing scheme- “Sampada” has been announced by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi today in Assam.

The PM added that the government wants to strengthen the farmer community by doubling their incomes. He further stressed that modernization of the agriculture sector is important for the economy.

Modi said, “The income of the farmers should be doubled by 2022. It is time to increase our progress gradually.” According to a report, the new projects in Assam are  aimed to speed up the development of the state and other North-Eastern states.

The PM earlier in the day, earlier inaugurated ‘India’s longest’ bridge in the state, the Dhola-Sadiya bridge. The PM led BJP to a massive victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, and was sworn-in as the prime minister on May 26 that year. After the inauguration, Modi addressed the media and dedicated the bridge to people of Assam. The Prime Minister started his speech with the slogan of ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’ and then and asked the people of Assam to take out their mobile phones and start the flash to celebrate the special day. He was accompanied by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

He even congratulated the Assam government for the construction of  this bridge and said it will be named after Bhupen Hazarika, the Indian play-back singer.

Speaking about BJP’s one year rule in the state PM said, “Within one year of BJP’s rule in Assam, the state got rid of a lot of problems.”

The total length of India’s longest, Dhola-Sadiya bridge project, including the approach roads on each side, is 28.50 km while the length of the bridge itself is 9.15 km. The bridge will reduce the distance from Rupai on NH-37 in Assam to Meka/Roing on NH-52 in Arunachal Pradesh by 165 KM. Apart from this, Prime Minister is also scheduled to lay the foundation stone for an AIIMS at Changsari and will address the nation in Guwahati.


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