Gandhinagar, June 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who started off with his 4th journey to Gujarat yesterday inaugurated quite many projects in his state. He kicked off with launching two water projects in Modasa today. While inaugurating the project, he asserted that the farmers of Gujarat will soon get water through various irrigation schemes. Commenting on farmers demanding Minimum Support Price (MSP) for agricultural produce, he said that the e-NAM (National Agricultural Market) is helping farmers sell produce online at the right process across the nation.
He also distributed aids to some beneficiaries by calling them on stage. Furthermore, he said that a ‘divyang’ child is the responsibility of the society as well as of the country and not just of the family in which he or she is born. “The department of social justice and empowerment started the distribution of such devices to ‘divyangjans’ in 1992. You will be surprised to know that only 55 such programmes were organised from 1992 till 2013,” said the Prime Minister.
After the project launch in Modasa, PM Modi headed straight to International Textile Summit in Gandhinagar where Andhra Pradesh’s CM Chandrababu Naidu was also present.Textile and apparel sector is 2nd largest source of employment in India after agriculture. It employs 51million people directly and 68million people indirectly. To which Modi said, “Based on Make in India program, textile industry is being infused with mantras of skill, scale, speed and zero effect and zero defect.
Modi concluded by calling upon investors to invest more in textiles. He said, “We should catalogue & map our clothing diversity & clearly earmark strengths & specialities of each state or region. I hope this event will help familiarize global & Indian leaders with India’s enabling policy environment, strengths & vast opportunities.”