PM Modi travels by sea plane

Published By : Admin | December 12, 2017 | 11:30 IST
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PM Modi travels by sea plane, terms the experience as ‘unique’
Effective use of waterways augurs well for tourism: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today travelled on a sea plane from Ahmedabad’s Sabarmati River to Dharoi Dam. Terming the experience to be unique, the PM said that it added strength to the Government’s resolve to harness waterways for India’s progress.

Shri Modi said that effective use of waterways augured well for tourism. “Places like Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, our vibrant North East, places with many water bodies, big dams, waterways will benefit with usage of sea planes. More tourism also brings greater economic opportunities”, he said in a tweet.

He also cited how sea plane services could be helpful during times of medical emergencies in ensuring quicker access to medical assistance especially in the remote areas.

 

 

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PM condoles the passing away of noted economist and former Union minister professor YK Alagh
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has expressed deep grief over the passing away of noted economist and former Union minister professor YK Alagh.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said;

"Professor YK Alagh was a distinguished scholar who was passionate about various aspects of public policy, particularly rural development, the environment and economics. Pained by his demise. I will cherish our interactions. My thoughts are with his family and friends. Om Shanti."