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Irrigation, Solar power and Defence projects laid foundation by the PM in UP Bundelkhand 

Government has decided to withdraw the three contentious farm laws, urging farmers to begin a new phase. Three farm laws were brought to empower and strengthen small farmers, adding that it was a demand by farmers, economists and agri-experts: PM Modi

Lucknow: We have brought vikas to every corner of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing a large rally in UP’s bundelkhand region Mahoba district and said the wait for water is over and four lakh people will get drinking water,whereas, the land of Bundelkhand blessed Lord Ram when he was in exile. Those ruled Delhi and UP never worked towards the development of Bundelkhand, earlier governments mistreated Bundelkhand that’s why Bundelkhand was deprived of water, PM Modi charged the opposition.

One of the projects inaugurated by PM Modi is ‘Arjun Sahayak’ to help alleviate the problem of water shortage for farmers in Mahoba.At the other event, the prime minister hand over “indigenously designed and developed” equipment to the chiefs of the three branches of the armed forces. The Indian Air Force chief received Light Combat Helicopters designed and developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited while the Chief of Army staff got drones,whereas, the Navy chief received advanced electronic warfare suits developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation and Bharat Electronics.

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Few hours after the announcement of roll-back for 3-agriculture law in New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a public meeting announced that the Centre has decided to repeal the three controversial farm laws that saw widespread protests, particularly the one at Delhi’s Singhu border. He said that the government has formed a committee, comprising Centre, agri-experts and farmers, to work on benefits for crop growers. I shall never stop from doing good work. What I did was for the country, what I will do for my country, trust me, I will work more so that your dreams can come true, PM Modi said, adding that they are working on changing crop patterns.

On Friday’s morning in New Delhi,the prime minister lamented a section of farmers has remained unconvinced about the benefits of the farm laws, prompting the government to take such a decision. PM Modi announced that the government has decided to withdraw the three contentious farm laws, urging farmers to begin a new phase. He said that three farm laws were brought to empower and strengthen small farmers, adding that it was a demand by farmers, economists and agri -experts.

Friday’s two public meetings are a strong political message to Bundelkhand by the PM. The move seeks to convert the Bundelkhand region with abundant land and sunlight into a “solar power hub” of the 600 MW ultra-mega solar park project foundation laid in Jhansi by the PM Narendra Modi.

The Jhansi project is one of the three ultra-mega solar parks that are proposed to be set up in the region to generate 2,000 MW solar powers in “plug and play mode” under the Centre’s Ultra Mega Renewable Energy Power Park scheme. Apart from this solar project, the Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of the Jhansi unit of Bharat Dynamics Limited. The UP government has allotted 183 hectare land to BDL where equipment for missile Akash would be manufactured. Prime Minister Modi’s three days Uttar Pradesh visit will set the BJP’s election cum political and development agenda in dry and un-developed Bundelkhand region through two public meetings in Mahoba and Jhansi,UP BJP Gen Sec Anoop Gupta said.

As per the UP BJP officials;in the months of November and December, various mega projects worth several thousand crores would be dedicated to the public. In December this year the Prime Minister would lay the foundation of 595 KM long Ganga Expressway, Jewar Airport and Film city in Noida. The Kashi Vishwanath Corridor has been completed and will be dedicated to the people of PM Modi LS constituency Varanasi next month.

Besides the 600 MW solar park in Jhansi, the official exercise is also being taken to set up a600 MW solar park in Lalitpur and 800 MW solar parks in Chitrakoot. TUSCO Ltd, joint venture of the THDC India Ltd and the New and Renewable Energy Development Agency, has been given the mandate to set up three ultra-mega solar parks to generate 2000 MW electricity from the sunlight in Bundelkhand, a senior official of the alternative energy department said. The developer has already identified 2,609 acres of private land and 242.3acres of government land in six villages under the Garautha tehsil of Jhansi For the development of the solar park there. As per the DPR submitted, the total project cost of the Jhansi solar park is Rs 3,013 crore of which Rs313.18 crore will be spent on the creation of the park and Rs 2,700 crore will be used in setting up solar units in the park. The Centre will provide 30 percent of the project cost. The UP Power Corporation Ltd will buy the power to be generated from the solar park.

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