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PM Modi to launch PVTG Development Mission and Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra

The mission will benefit 75 PVTGs in 18 states and UTs

PM Modi to launch PVTG Development Mission and Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra

Twitted by AIR Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch Pradhan Mantri Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) Development Mission, a 24 thousand crore rupees scheme, on the occasion of third Janjaatiya Gaurav Diwas on Wednesday from Khunti district in Jharkhand.

The mission will benefit 75 PVTGs in 18 states and UTs, living in 22,544 villages in 220 districts having a population of around 28 lakhs.

PM Modi will also launch ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’ to ensure saturation of flagship govt schemes; release the 15th installment of about 18000 crore rupees under PM-KISAN and dedicate to nation and lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth around 7200 crore rupees in Jharkhand on this occasion.

The Prime Minister reached Ranchi last night for his two-day visit to Jharkhand.

He was welcomed by Governor C. P. Radhakrishnan and Chief Minister Hemant Soren at Birsa Munda airport.

The Prime Minister will pay floral tributes to the life-size statue of Bhagwan Birsa Munda today on his 148th birth anniversary at Bhagwan Birsa Munda Memorial Park cum Freedom Fighter Museum in Ranchi.

Thereafter, Mr Modi would be the first Prime Minister to visit Ulihatu village, the birthplace of Bhagwan Birsa Munda in Khunti.

He will flag off IEC (Information, Education and Communication) vans in Khunti, under ‘Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra’.

The aim of the Yatra is to reach out to people and create awareness and provide benefits of welfare schemes like sanitation facilities, essential financial services, electricity connections, access to LPG cylinders, housing for the poor, food security, proper nutrition, reliable healthcare, clean drinking water and others.

Initially, the yatra will start from districts with significant tribal population and by 25th January next year it will cover all districts across the country, ensuring the benefits of these schemes reaching all targeted beneficiaries in a time-bound manner.

The projects whose foundation stone will be laid by the Prime Minister include four laning of 52 km stretch of Mahagama - Hansdiha section of NH133; four laning of 45 Km stretch of Basukinath - Deoghar section of NH114 A; KDH-Purnadih Coal Handling Plant; new academic and administrative building of IIIT Ranchi.

The projects that will be inaugurated and dedicated to nation include new campus of IIM Ranchi; new Hostel of IIT ISM Dhanbad; Petroleum Oil and Lubricants (POL) depot in Bokaro; several railway projects viz doubling of Hatia-Pakra Section, Talgaria - Bokaro Section, and Jarangdih-Patratu section.

Further, the achievement of 100% Railway Electrification in Jharkhand State will also be dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister.

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