Lucknow, June 21: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated building of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University, dedicated 400KV Lucknow-Kanpur D/C transmission line and distributed sanction letters to the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
Speaking at the event, PM Modi spoke at length about connecting India’s youth to latest technology. He said, “Our youth can think about startups and innovation in the health sector, particularly in healthcare equipment.”
The Prime Minister congratulated the UP government for ensuring electricity in all districts. He added, “Power and energy matter immensely in the development journey of a nation. Today solar energy is gaining popularity in India.”
He also spoke at length about the implementation of GST on July 1st and said that it demonstrated the strength of democracy. He said, “Credit for implementation of GST goes to 125 crore people of India.”
Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi who is leading the 3rd International Yoga Day celebrations, in his address termed Yoga as a powerful tool. "I pay my respect and welcome all Yoga lovers present here and all those performing Yoga in various corners of the world. Today, yoga has become a part of so many lives. Yoga's popularity out of India is high and has connected the world with India," the PM said.