Narendra Modi in Jharkhand: PM inaugurates Rs 2,391 Mandal dam project in Palamu, blames Congress for delay

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Updated: January 5, 2019 5:04:46 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Saturday inaugurate six irrigation projects in Jharkhand's Palamu, Garhwa and Chatra districts.

 Narendra Modi, Modi in Jharkhand Live, Modi irrigation projects, Modi in Palamu, modi in Garhwa, modi in ChatraThe projects include Rs 2,391.36 crore Mandal dam that will provide irrigation to 19,604 hectare in Palamau and Garhwa districts, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said Friday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated six irrigation projects in Jharkhand’s Palamu, Garhwa and Chatra districts. The projects include Rs 2,391.36 crore Mandal dam that will provide irrigation to 19,604 hectare in Palamau and Garhwa districts, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said Friday. The prime minister also laid foundation stone for the Sone canal pipeline irrigation project worth Rs 1,169.28 crore, benefiting Garhwa district. The ambitious Mandal dam, work on which began in 1972, but has been stalled since 1993, will be built on North Koel river under Barwadih block in Latehar district.

Modi will also lay the foundation stones for four other projects: renovation and lining work of Bater Vier Irrigation Project, renovation of Bain Banki Reservoir Project, renovation and lining work of Anjanva Reservoir Project and renovation and lining work for Brahmani irrigation project (in Chakradharpur block of West Singhbhum district).

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of various development projects in Palamu, Jharkhand.

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Highlights

    12:37 (IST)05 Jan 2019
    We consider farmers as 'annadata': Modi

    We consider farmers as 'annadata' (provider of food), unlike previous governments who considered them as vote bank: PM Narendra Modi

    12:37 (IST)05 Jan 2019
    Narendra Modi blames Congress for ignoring farmers' interest

    Previous governments were least bothered about farmers' welfare in Jharkhand; delay in completing Mandal dam project proof of that: PM Narendra Modi

    12:34 (IST)05 Jan 2019
    Modi hands over keys to five beneficiaries PMAY

    PM Narebdra Modi has handed over keys to five beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in Jharkhand. "Humne Narendra Modi Awaas Yojana naam nahi rakha, humne Raghubar Das Awaas Yojana naam nahi rakha, humne pradhanmantri awaas yojana naam rakha," Modi said. 

    12:21 (IST)05 Jan 2019
    We didn't name PMAJ after any person, says PM

    PM Narendra Modi said that unlike previous governments, the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana has not been named after any particular prime minister. "Humne Narendra Modi Awaas Yojana naam nahi rakha, humne Raghubar Das Awaas Yojana naam nahi rakha, humne pradhanmantri awaas yojana naam rakha," Modi said. "Hamara irada sirf itna hai ki jo bhi pradhanmantri aaye vo is yojana ko aage badhaye," he added.

    12:13 (IST)05 Jan 2019
    About other 5 projects

    PM Narendra Modi has laid foundation stone of 5 other projects. It said foundation stone will also be laid for the Sone canal pipeline irrigation project worth Rs 1,169.28 crore, benefiting Garhwa district.  Four other projects for which the foundation stones will be laid are: renovation and lining work of Bater Vier Irrigation Project, renovation of Bain Banki Reservoir Project, renovation and lining work of Anjanva Reservoir Project and renovation and lining work for Brahmani irrigation project (in Chakradharpur block of West Singhbhum district). "Nobody has had any concern for the people of Palamau and its farmers since independence. The prime minister is initiating to bring Palamau and Garhwa on the path of development," Das said.

    12:13 (IST)05 Jan 2019
    About Mandal dam

    PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated Mandal dam project. The Mandal dam, work on which began in 1972, but has been stalled since 1993, will be built on North Koel river under Barwadih block in Latehar district.

    12:04 (IST)05 Jan 2019
    Modi blames Congress for halting irrigation project in Palamu

    PM Narendra Modi has blamed Congress party for 'halting' Rs 2,300 crore irrigation project for half a century. Modi has inaugurated/laid foundation stone for Rs 3,600 projects in the region.

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    11:28 (IST)05 Jan 2019
    CM Raghubar Das welcomes PM Narendra Modi

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has welcomed PM Narendra Modi in Jharkhand. The prime minister is scheduled to inaugurate six irrigation schemes in the state.

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    09:59 (IST)05 Jan 2019

    Raghubar Das Tweets Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has tweeted that as many as 25,000 people will get a house under Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana.

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