Market: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated projects worth Rs 11,000 crore, including the Dhaula Siddha Hydroelectric and Renukaji Dam projects in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. Speaking on the occasion, the PM said that these hydropower projects are part of a climate-friendly new India. Today, the Himachal Pradesh government completes four years. During its tenure, the government fought against COVID-19 and also ensured that the development work in the state did not stop. PM Modi said while addressing a public meeting in Mandi. PM Modi said that our government is alert about the damage caused to the mountains by plastic. Along with the nationwide campaign against single use plastic, our government is also working on plastic waste management. Praising the state, the PM said that Himachal Pradesh is one of the most important pharma hubs in the country. During COVID-19, the state has not only helped other states but also many countries. ( inauguration of hydroelectric projects)
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The second model is self-interest, family’s selfishness
Addressing the gathering at Mandi, the PM said that there are two development models in the state. Ek Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas and Sabka Vishwas. PM Modi said that the second model is self-interest, family’s selfishness. The Himachal Pradesh government is working on the first model and has implemented several development programs in the state. In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases across the country, PM Modi said that our government has announced COVID19 vaccination for 15-18 year olds and precautionary doses for healthcare workers and senior citizens from January 3, 2022, from January 10 Is. I am confident that Himachal Pradesh will be the leader in achieving immunization coverage. PM Modi earlier reached Mandi to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of hydroelectric projects worth Rs 11,000 crore, also known as Chhoti Kashi, which will help boost the state’s economy and provide additional power to the states.
Chief Minister Thakur welcomed the PM (inauguration of hydroelectric projects)
A project that has been pending for nearly three decades will prove beneficial for Delhi, which will be able to supply about 500 million cubic meters of water every year. Wearing a long woolen coat and hand gloves amidst the chilly weather, PM Modi presided over the second groundbreaking ceremony of the Himachal Pradesh Global Investors Meet, which is expected to boost investment in the sector through the launch of projects worth around Rs 28,000 crore. Is. The first groundbreaking ceremony was held in the state capital in December 2019 amidst the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. About 100 investors were present on this occasion. State Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur welcomed the Prime Minister by presenting him a Himachali cap and shawl. A traditional silver-plated Chamba artwork was presented to Modi, who was accompanied by his cabinet minister Anurag Thakur, who belongs to the state. Amidst recitation of Sanskrit shlokas, the events also marked the completion of four years of the BJP government. Gave. An official statement said that the Prime Minister has consistently focused on fully utilizing the untapped potential of the available resources in the country and a step in this regard is to make optimum use of hydroelectric potential in the Himalayan region. ( inauguration of hydroelectric projects)
Construction of the project costing Rs 7,000 crore
The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Renukaji Dam Project. This project, pending for almost three decades, was made possible through the Prime Minister’s vision of cooperative federalism. When six states – Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Delhi were brought together. The 40 MW project will be constructed at a cost of around Rs 7,000 crore. It will generate electricity for the hill state and supply 500 million cubic meters of water per year to the national capital. The Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of Luhri Phase 1 Hydroelectric Project. The 210 MW project will be constructed at a cost of over Rs 1,800 crore. This will lead to the generation of more than 750 million units of electricity per year. Modern and reliable grid support will also prove beneficial for the states around the region. PM Modi also laid the foundation stone of Dhaulasiddh Hydro Power Project. This will be the first hydroelectric project of Hamirpur district. The 66 MW project will be constructed at a cost of over Rs 680 crore.
Generation of hydroelectric projects of more than 300 million units per year
This will generate more than 300 million units of electricity per year. The Prime Minister inaugurated the Sawara-Kuddu Hydroelectric Project. The 111 MW project has been constructed at a cost of about Rs 2,080 crore. This will generate more than 380 million units of electricity per year and will help the state generate revenue of more than Rs 120 crore annually. Himachal Pradesh is a special category state. Accordingly, it is entitled to financial assistance from the Center in the ratio of 90 percent grant and 10 percent loan, unlike non-special category states, which get central assistance in the ratio of 30 percent grant and 70 percent loan. Social indicators such as literacy rate and infant mortality rate at birth indicate that the state’s literacy rate and infant mortality rate are better than the all-India average. Apart from hydropower, the economy of the hill state largely depends on tourism and horticulture. ( inauguration of hydroelectric projects)