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Jul 09, 2020
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PM Modi says Kashi can develop as a big export hub of country and become an inspiration for Atmnirbhar Bharat

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Kashi can develop as a big export hub of the country and become an inspiration for Atmnirbhar Bharat. PM was interacting through video conferencing with representatives of various social organizations and institutions in Varanasi on relief efforts carried out by them during COVID-19.

The Prime Minister said that projects worth more than 8 thousand crores are currently running in Varanasi and after recent decisions of the central government new avenues are opening in sectors like handicraft, bee farming, dairy, garment industry and fisheries.  

PM said that in this era of corona crisis the Central government is trying to provide every kind of facility to the needy people and around 80 crore people are going to benefit from the schemes which are not just providing free ration but also giving free cylinders.


Talking about the country's fight with Corona, the pandemic PM said that many experts were questioning the capabilities of India to fight the pandemic but we proved them wrong. He especially mentioned achievements of UP and said that state not only stopped the speed of spread of corona but the recovery rate in Uttar Pradesh is also very impressive. PM interacted with NGOs in Varanasi on this occasion.

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