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  • 28 Feb 2024
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PM to Address ‘Viksit Bharat Viksit Madhya Pradesh’ Programme

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According to the sources, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the ‘Viksit Bharat Viksit Madhya Pradesh’ programme on 29th February, 2024 via video conferencing.

Key Points

  • During the programme, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone and dedicate to the nation multiple development projects worth over Rs 17,500 crore across Madhya Pradesh.
    • The projects cater to a number of important sectors including irrigation, power, road, rail, water supply, coal, industry, among others.
    • The Prime Minister will also launch the Cyber Tehsil project in the state.
  • He will lay the foundation stone of irrigation projects worth more than Rs 5500 crore in Madhya Pradesh.
    • These projects include Upper Narmada Project, Raghavpur Multipurpose Project, Basaniya Multipurpose Project.
    • The Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation two micro irrigation projects worth more than 800 crore which includes Parasdoh Micro Irrigation project and Aulliya Micro irrigation project.
  • He will also dedicate to the nation three railway projects constructed at a cost of more than Rs 2200 crores.
  • Multiple industrial projects will be inaugurated which include Mega Leather, Footwear and Accessories Cluster at Sitapur in Morena district; Plug and Play Park for garment Industry in Indore; Industrial Park Mandsour (Jaggakhedi Phase-2); and upgradation of Industrial Park Pithampur in Dhar district.
  • Foundation stone will be laid for various projects worth about Rs 880 crore under AMRUT 2.0 and other schemes for augmentation and strengthening of water Supply systems in several districts across the state.

Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT 2.0)

  • It is the continuation of the AMRUT mission launched in June 2015 to ensure that every household has access to a tap with the assured supply of water and a sewerage connection.
  • AMRUT 2.0 aims to provide 100% coverage of water supply to all households in around 4,700 ULBs (Urban Local Bodies).
  • It also seeks to promote Atmanirbhar Bharat through encouraging Startups and Entrepreneurs (Public Private Partnership).

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