On occasion of Birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, He today unveiled various schemes worth nearly Rs. 3,800 crores at Limkheda in Dahod district of Gujarat which will benefit the tribal farmers living in the area.
Prime Minister Modi handed over land ownership documents to tribal people and inaugurated various water management schemes. The projects include 6 water supply and 4 lift irrigation projects. The water supply projects will provide drinking water to about 21 lakh people residing in 960 villages, including 23 settlements in the Dahod, Mahisagar, Narmada and Chhotaudepur districts. The lift irrigation projects based on Kadana-Karjan and Kakrapar Reservoirs will provide irrigation in nearly one lakh hectares in Dahod, Narmada, Mahisagar and Surat districts.
In his speech, Honourable Prime Minister said that “I know that the farmer here is very skilled and I have also seen the farmer is innovative and willing to learn new things. On Day 1, I had said that ours is a government that is dedicated to the welfare of the poor, the marginalised. Mantra of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’ is resonating all over, When Gujarat was formed, people raised questions on whether Gujarat will develop but today we can see the state has developed. Water scarcity remained a key issue in Gujarat. At times we would get adequate rainfall but we weren’t able to conserve water,”
The programme has been organised under the Gujarat Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojna for the districts lying in the state’s forest belt. Also during the speech, the Prime Minister talked about the rapid development in Gujarat. He emphasised that the government is dedicated to the welfare of the poor and marginalized.
So this will come up as platform for development of under privileged people of Scheduled Tribe People in Gujarat. The farmers will be getting substantial amount of resources for their self-development by means of Agriculture……
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