The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra
Modi flagged off a train 12 March 2018 between Manduadih Railway Station in
Varanasi, and Patna. He launched various development projects and addressed a
public meeting at the DLW Grounds in Varanasi.
He complimented the people of Kashi
for extending a warm welcome to French President Emmanuel Macron. He said the
Government of India is committed to the continuous development and upgradation
of DLW, which is a symbol of the industrial development of Varanasi.
He appreciated the efforts of the
State Government in the housing sector, and to ensure that more people get
access to housing facilities.
He also appreciated the exhibition on
various "waste to wealth" initiatives that was set up at the venue.
He said there is immense potential
for tourism in Varanasi, and all efforts should be made to keep the city clean.
The Prime Minister said that the
recently announced Ayushman Bharat scheme is going to transform the health
sector. It will provide top quality healthcare to the poor, he added.
The Prime Minister
complimented the Uttar Pradesh State Government for implementing schemes