Railway projects worth more than Rs 2300 crores will be gifted to the state Foundation stone will be laid for group water supply schemes worth Rs 7853 crores Dedication, foundation laying and inauguration of railway projects worth over Rs 2300 crores
Bhopal: April 23, 2023: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will address all the Gram Sabhas and Panchayati Raj Institutions of the country on April 24 at 11.30 am by participating in the National Panchayati Raj Day celebrations at the SAF ground in Rewa. Prime Minister Shri Modi will perform virtual Griha Pravesh for 4 lakh 11 thousand beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana at the function. Along with this, he will also dedicate, lay foundation and inaugurate four large groups of water supply schemes costing Rs 7853 crores of Jal Jeevan Mission and rail projects worth more than Rs 2300 crores. Prime Minister Shri Modi will also visit the development exhibition of various departments at the main venue in the morning.
Governor of Madhya Pradesh Shri Mangubhai Patel, Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Shri Giriraj Singh, Union Minister of State for Steel and Rural Development Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste, Union Minister of State for Panchayati Raj Shri Kapil Moreshwar Patil, Central Water Minister of State for Power and Food Processing Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, Union Minister of State for Rural Development Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti, Panchayat and Rural Development Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shri Mahendra Singh Sisodia, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Minister Shri Bisahulal Singh, Minister of State for Panchayat and Rural Development Shri Ramkhelavan Patel and Rewa MP Shri Janardan Mishra will be present.
Prime Minister Shri Modi will inaugurate the integrated e-Gram Swaraj and GeM portal for public procurement at the Panchayat level during the National Panchayati Raj Day celebrations. E-Gram Swaraj – Government e-Marketplace Integration aims at enabling Panchayats to market their goods and services through GeM through e-Gram Swaraj platform.
The Prime Minister will also launch the campaign “Joint Steps towards Development” with the aim of increasing people’s participation in ensuring full benefits of the government’s schemes. Focused on inclusive development, the campaign will focus on extending benefits of schemes to the last mile.
The Prime Minister will hand over around 35 lakh Swamitva property cards to the beneficiaries. With the handing over of these cards, about 1 crore 25 lakh property cards would have been distributed in the Swamitva Yojana in the country.
Prime Minister Shri Modi will lay the foundation stone and dedicate to the nation various railway projects worth about Rs. 2300 crore. The projects that will be dedicated include doubling of railway tracks, gauge conversion and electrification projects along with cent percent electrification of the rail network in Madhya Pradesh. The Prime Minister will lay the foundation of the redevelopment of Gwalior station and flag off the three trains.
In the programme, the Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of 5 projects of Jal Jeevan Mission worth about Rs. 7,853 crore. Among them are Rewa Bansagar project costing Rs. 2319 crore 45 lakh to provide water to 1411 villages of Rewa district, Satna Bansagar-2 water supply project costing Rs. 2153 crore 12 lakh to benefit 295 villages of Rewa and Satna district, Sidhi Bansagar group Nal Jal Yojana costing Rs. 1641 crore 52 lakh supplying water to 677 villages, Tumas group Nal Jal Yojana costing Rs. 951 crore 18 lakh to benefit 630 villages of Rewa district and Rs. 788 crore 63 lakh Gulab Sagar Group Nal Jal Yojana to benefit 323 villages. These projects will benefit 9 lakh 48 thousand families of 4 thousand 36 villages.