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PM inaugurates, lays foundation stones of projects worth over Rs 1,500 cr in Varanasi; lauds UP for Covid management | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi and inaugurated and laid foundation stones of a number of improvement projects worth greater than Rs 1,500 crore on the IIT-BHU floor.
He inaugurated numerous public projects and works and a 3-lane flyover bridge on the Varanasi-Ghazipur freeway. Projects worth round Rs 744 crore and laid foundation stones of a number of projects and public works worth about Rs 839 crore had been inaugurated.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and state ministers had been additionally current on the event.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being acquired on the airport by Uttar Pradesh governor Anandiben Patel, CM Yogi Adityanath, and different dignitaries, in Varanasi on Thursday. (ANI picture)

The Prime Minister, at World Youth Skills Day Programme on Thursday, mentioned talent improvement of the youth of the brand new era is a nationwide requirement and a serious foundation for Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
“This is the second time we are observing this day amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The challenges of this global pandemic have increased the importance of World Youth Skill Day,” he mentioned on the occasion on Thursday.
“I am happy that more than 1.25 crore youth have been given training so far, through the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana,” PM Modi mentioned.
Meanwhile, speaking concerning the management of Covid disaster in Uttar Pradesh, PM Modi mentioned the way in which the state authorities has prevented the virus from spreading throughout the second wave is “unprecedented”.



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