Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched projects worth over Rs 60,000 crore for Uttar Pradesh at a mega event in Lucknow.
PM Modi in his speech at Lucknow, said, “India is proud of our industry and industrialists. They contribute greatly to national growth. Some people publicly abuse industrialists but privately expect industrialists to kowtow in front of them. I am happy to engage with industry and work with them for India’s prosperity.”
PM Modi also highlighted the steps being taken by the Central Government towards realising the dream of a Digital India and towards making India a hub for manufacturing. “Through a holistic vision and inclusive actions, we are adding new strength to the Indian economy,” PM said.
Talking about the development potential of UP, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that “PM Shri @narendramodi laid foundation stone of several projects under Smart Cities Mission, AMRUT and PMAY-Urban in Lucknow today. Our government is creating urban infrastructure for New India.”
“The people of Uttar Pradesh today became witness to ‘Vikas Mahotsav’ when PM Shri @narendramodi launched 81 projects worth Rs 60,000 crores at a groundbreaking ceremony in Lucknow. These projects will help in unleashing the true development potential of Uttar Pradesh,” home minister added.
Around 80 leading industrialists, including Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of Aditya Birla group, Gautam Adani, chairman of Adani group, Subhash Chandra, chairman of Essel group and Sanjeev Puri, MD, ITC, besides top industrialists of other major business houses participated in the event.