On visit, Indian PM Modi inaugurates projects, says J&K’s youth will not suffer like parents, grandparents
On visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the youth of the union territory (UT) will not suffer like their parents and grandparents.
PM Modi made the remark when he was addressing a gathering of Panchayati Raj members in Jammu region.
The leader has inaugurated several developmental projects in the union territory, which include 850 MW Hydro Power Project, 8.45-km-long Qazigund-Banihal tunnel, 500 KW Solar power plant for Pali village, 108 Jan Aushadhi centres and an expressway from Delhi to Katra.
"I assure and promise the youth of J&K that they won’t see the hardships and sufferings seen by their parents and grandparents. Projects worth Rs 20,000 crore, which are related to connectivity and electricity, have been inaugurated today. The youth of Jammu and Kashmir will get jobs,'' said PM Modi.
The prime minister also celebrated National Panchayati Raj Day with around 30,000 members. He also met members and listened to their dreams and aspirations. He was also assured that they will work for the development of the union territory.
''Earlier, I had a meeting with the Panchayat members. I listened to their aspirations and mission. I was assured after the meeting that they will work for the development of the union territory. Panchayat members showed me what Sab Ka Prayas actually is,'' said PM Modi.
The PM was extremely content that he was addressing all the panchayats across the country from Jammu and Kashmir. He said it showed that the democratic setups were getting stronger here and reaching grassroots levels.