Development of Northeast connectivity will help neighbours: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that with the all round development of the northeastern region, Atmanirbhar Bharat, or a Self-Reliant India, would be achieved

Jan 23, 2021
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that with the all round development of the northeastern region, Atmanirbhar Bharat, or a Self-Reliant India, would be achieved.  In these multi-dimensional connectivity projects, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and Myanmar are also involved and will benefit, he added.

Addressing a massive gathering at Jerenga Pothar in Sivasagar, Modi said the present NDA (National Democratic Alliance) government has been according top priority to the development of Assam and other northeastern states.

"From infrastructure and connectivity development to growth in health, education, employment generation, the double engine governments at the centre and the state are taking forward Assam's all round progress.

"The government has taken simultaneous projects for the development and expansion of road, rail, air, water connectivities of Assam and other northeastern states.

"Love of the people of Assam brings me back again and again. I have had the privilege to visit various parts of the state over the years. I have come to celebrate with the people of the state on a major achievement of the state's indigenous people," the Prime Minister added.

(IANS)

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