Prime Minister inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of several developmental projects worth over 8000 crore rupees at Chennai in Tamil Nadu yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister asserted, these projects are symbols of Innovation and Indigenous development.
The Prime Minister said, India has the ability to rise to the occasion and contribute to the global good. The Prime Minister also inaugurated the country’s first full-fledged international cruise terminal, Sagarika at Cochin Port and Marine Engineering Training Institute of Cochin Shipyard Ltd.
Prime Minister said, Thanjavur and Pudukkottai will be specially benefited after the foundation for the extension, renovation and modernization of six hundred and thirty six kilometre long Grand Anicut Canal System was laid yesterday. It will improve irrigation facilities for 2.27 lakh acres of land in the delta districts. The Prime Minister lauded the farmers of Tamil Nadu for record food grain production and good use of water resources. He emphasized the need to remember the mantra of Per Drop More Crop.