PM Modi will open the second phase of a trade facilitation centre for weavers and handicraft workers in Bada-Lalpur near here on September 22.
Varanasi District Magistrate Yogeshwar Ram Mishra said Modi would open the second phase of a trade facilitation centre for weavers and handicraft workers in Bada-Lalpur near here on September 22.
Gandhi also assured support of her party to the legislation, which she said would be a "significant" step forward in the empowerment of women.
Modi also emphasised that the 'cooperative spirit' should be kept alive and strengthened. Addressing the birth centenary of Maharashtra-based cooperative leader Laxman Madhav Rao Inamdar, the Prime Minister said: "It is natural for the cooperative sector to grow and shine in India. There are several sectors where the cooperative sector can help make a positive difference."
Modi, who had on October 2, 2014, picked up a broom to launch the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, or Clean India Campaign, to promote sanitation, has written personalised letters to iconic celebrities, prominent industrialists, sportspersons, film stars, inter-faith leaders and other noted personalities to enlist their support.
The prime minister believes that without the participation of the people, cleanliness could not be achieved through government programmes, and Modi has made cleanliness drive into a 'jan andolan' (people's movement), the impact of which can be seen, a press release said, quoting Shah.
Lavishing praise on Modi on his 67th birthday, Shah said the PM's life in many ways was a "personification of the spirit of India" and claimed his sensitivity towards the aspirations of the poor had led to "historic poverty alleviation initiatives taking shape at a scale unheard of in the history" of India.
Medha Patkar-led Narmada Bachao Andolan took the government to the Supreme Court over environmental and rehabilitation issues and obtained a stay in 1996.
Tamil Nadu was among the states which had been finalised for the projects, Modi had announced at the India-Japan Business Leaders meet
Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, who was on a two-day visit to India, laid the foundation stone for country's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
"After the commissioning of the project, direct employment of 4,000 employees will be created for the operation and maintenance. Further the project is likely to generate about 16,000 indirect employment opportunities," said the note.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe yesterday launched India's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, which would cover the distance of over 500 km in less than three hours.
In the last two years, the Modi government has provided Rs 40,000 crore for infrastructure development in Delhi, Gadkari said while addressing the Delhi BJP's two-day executive meeting.
The main opposition Congress called the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed train an "election bullet train" project launched with an eye on the upcoming Gujarat Assembly polls.
The opposition party said the foundation stone laying followed a set pattern of announcing packages and big-ticket projects by the Modi government ahead of every state election.
India's first bullet train will connect Ahmedabad, the largest city in Gujarat, to Mumbai, cutting travel time from seven hours to less than three.
The farmers, who held the demonstration outside Boisar railway station, said they will be ruined if their agricultural lands are acquired for the project.
The comments by the Chinese Foreign Ministry came as New Delhi and Tokyo sought to firm up their close ties during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's visit to India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe asked Islamabad to bring to book the perpetrators of terror strikes, including those involved in the Mumbai (2008) and Pathankot (2016) attacks, according to a joint statement issued after their annual summit.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe today launched India's first bullet train project between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe held wide-ranging talks on key bilateral, regional and international issues and discussed ways to deepen ties in trade, security and civil nuclear energy.
The ambitious project, whose foundation was today laid down by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, would cost around Rs 1.10 lakh crore. Japan is giving a loan of Rs 88,000 crore for the project at a minimal interest of 0.1 per cent.
The Sena, in an editorial in its mouthpiece 'Saamana', sought to know if the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high speed train project really fits into the needs of the country.
The project is expected to cost 1.1 lakh crore and 81 percent of the cost will be financed by Japan at a minimal interest rate of 0.01 percent
"A strong India is in Japan's interest and a strong Japan is in India's interest," Abe said after laying the foundation stone of the project at a ground at Sabarmati in Ahmedabad.