PM unveils plaque for Foundation Stone of Delhi-Meerut Expressway

Published By : Admin | December 31, 2015 | 16:53 IST
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PM Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of the Delhi-Dasna-Meerut Expressway
Good roads are one of the first pre-requisites for development: PM Modi
Delhi-Dasna-Meerut Expressway will spur development in western Uttar Pradesh, says Prime Minister Modi
PM Modi recalls former PM Vajpayee's vision of connecting India through the Golden Quadrilateral & Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
Interview process for Class-III & IV to be abolished by Government, appointments to be made on the basis of merit

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today unveiled a plaque to mark the laying of the foundation stone of the Delhi-Meerut Expressway at Sector-62 in Noida.

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister recalled the role of Meerut in the 1857 uprising for freedom from British rule, and said that this Delhi-Meerut Expressway would provide freedom from pollution.

Noting the people's aspirations for development, the Prime Minister said good roads were one of the first pre-requisites for development. He said this expressway will spur development in western Uttar Pradesh. He recalled former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee's vision for connecting India through the Golden Quadrilateral project, and through Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.

The Prime Minister touched upon other development schemes launched by the Union Government, including the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, to ensure proper irrigation facilities for farmers.

The Prime Minister said that with the abolition of interviews for Government jobs in Class-III and Class-IV categories, the Government is giving a unique gift to the youth of India on January 1st, 2016.

The Prime Minister called upon all political parties to take a resolution in 2016, that they will let Parliament function and work for the benefit of the poor. He said that the people of India have elected their representatives to discuss, debate and deliberate in Parliament, and therefore, this is their duty.

The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik, Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union MoS (I/C) Dr. Mahesh Sharma and Union MoS Shri P. Radhakrishnan were present on the occasion.

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has thanked World Leaders for their greetings and wishes on the occasion of 76th Independence Day.

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Australia, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you for your Independence Day wishes, PM Anthony Albanese. The friendship between India and Australia has stood the test of time and has benefitted both our peoples greatly."

In response to a tweet by the President of Maldives, the Prime Minister said;

"Grateful for your wishes on our Independence Day, President @ibusolih. And for your warm words on the robust India-Maldives friendship, which I second wholeheartedly."

In response to a tweet by the President of France, the Prime Minister said;

"Touched by your Independence Day greetings, President @EmmanuelMacron. India truly cherishes its close relations with France. Ours is a bilateral partnership for global good."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Bhutan, the Prime Minister said;

"I thank @PMBhutan Lotay Tshering for his Independence Day wishes. All Indians cherish our special relationship with Bhutan - a close neighbour and a valued friend."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Commonwealth of Dominica, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you, PM Roosevelt Skerrit, for your greetings on our Independence Day. May the bilateral relations between India and the Commonwealth of Dominica continue to grow in the coming years."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Mauritius, the Prime Minister said;

"Honoured to receive your Independence Day wishes, PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth. India and Mauritius have very deep cultural linkages. Our nations are also cooperating in a wide range of subjects for the mutual benefit of our citizens."

In response to a tweet by the President of Madagascar, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you President Andry Rajoelina for wishing us on our Independence Day. As a trusted developmental partner, India will always work with Madagascar for the welfare of our people."

In response to a tweet by the Prime Minister of Nepal, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you for the wishes, PM @SherBDeuba. May the India-Nepal friendship continue to flourish in the years to come."