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Narendra Modi Launches Mission Bhagiratha In Telangana

With this, about 67,000 households of the Gajwel Assembly constituency will get safe drinking water through pipe line.

07/08/2016 4:38 PM IST | Updated 07/08/2016 5:49 PM IST
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TELANGANA -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched phase-1 of 'Mission Bhagiratha', a flagship project of Telangana government aimed at providing piped drinking water to every household in the state.

Modi unveiled a plaque in Medak district's Komatibanda village under Gajwel constituency, represented in the Assembly by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, and formally turned on a water tap on the premises to mark the occasion.

This is the Prime Minister's maiden visit to Telangana after formation of the state in June 2014.

On the occasion, Modi also unveiled plaques to mark the laying of foundation stone for the 152-km Manoharabad- Kothapalli new railway line (connecting Hyderabad and Karimnagar), NTPC's Telangana Super Thermal Power Project Stage-1 (2x800 MW), Ramagundam, Kaloji Narayana Rao University of Health Sciences, Warangal and revival of Ramagundam fertiliser plant in Karimnagar district.

He also dedicated to the nation the Singareni Thermal Power Project (2X600 MW) at Jaipur in Adilabad district.

Besides, Governor of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh E S L Narasimhan and Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Union Ministers M Venkaiah Naidu, H N Ananth Kumar, Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Goyal and Bandaru Dattatreya were among those present on the occasion.

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