The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated several Government projects at Silvassa, Dadra and Nagar Haveli. These include Government buildings, solar PV systems, Jan Aushadhi Kendras and a Passport Seva Kendra.
He also distributed Aids and Assistive Devices to Divyangjans, and other benefits under existing Government schemes.
Speaking on the occasion, he said that he is coming to Dadra and Nagar Haveli for the first time as Prime Minister, but he has been here many times in the past.
He said that after assuming office, he sought details on impact of development schemes in Dadra and Nagar Haveli; and since then the Union Government has worked on areas needing attention.
Speaking on development themes, he said that every Indian must have access to housing facilities. He said that in less than a year, the number of beneficiaries under the Ujjwala scheme for LPG has crossed 2 crore.
The Prime Minister emphasized that the Union Government will never allow the poor and the middle class to be looted. He urged the assembled people to download the BHIM App for cashless transactions.
Yes, as PM I am coming for the first time & it is after years that a PM has come here. But, I have been here many times in the past: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 17, 2017
When we assumed office, I sought details on impact of development schemes in Dadra & Nagar Haveli & we worked on areas needing attention: PM— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 17, 2017
Every Indian must have access to housing facilities: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 17, 2017
Earlier, do you remember how tough it was to get gas connections? One had to approach the local MP & the wait period was so long: PM pic.twitter.com/XdzSmYy7ya— PMO India (@PMOIndia) April 17, 2017