Prime Minister Narendra Modi while attending Himachal Pradesh Global Investors Meet held in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh launched Rs 11,000 crore worth Hydropower projects. He laid foundation stone for Luhri Stage 1 Hydro Power Project, Dhaulasidh Hydro Power Project and Renukaji Dam project while he inaugurated the Sawra-Kuddu Hydro Power Project in the presence of the Governor Himachal Pradesh, Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar apart from the Chief Minister of the state.
The meet is expected to generate Rs 28000 crore for different projects to be launched in the state. Modi said that one of the priorities of the government is the ‘ease of living’ and that these projects also reflect the country’s commitment to eco-friendly development. He said the whole world is praising India for its accelerated development in the areas of hydro power, solar power, wind power as well as green hydrogen.
He also stressed on the need of eliminating single use plastic. The PM alsosaid the government is committed towards its mantra of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas, Sabka Prayas. For Himachal, where a large number of defense personals reside, the PM said the government is committed to the welfare of defence personnel and veterans.