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PM Modi visits Sardar Sarovar Dam to celebrate his 69th birthday

Sep 17th, 2019 1:03 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

Modi Dr. Rajiv Gupta
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat to celebrate his 69th birthday Tuesday. The stage is set for a grand birthday celebration at Kevadia Colony where Modi is scheduled to participate in Namami Narmade Mahotsava, an event organised by the state government to mark the occasion of the Sardar Sarovar Dam crossing its Full Reservoir Level (FRL) of 138.68 metres, PM Modi’s visit comes as water levels in the Narmada dam, which he inaugurated in 2017, have reached the highest mark of 138.68 metres. The PM will also open the “Namami Narmade Mahotsav”.

The dam aims to provide drinking water to 131 urban centres and 9,633 villages (53 per cent of the 18,144 in Gujarat) and irrigation facilities for 18.54 hectares, covering 3,112 villages in 15 districts.

Modi Dr. Rajiv Gupta
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupni visited the Control Room of the Sardar Sarovar Dam. At Kevadia, Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta, IAS (Managing Director) SSNNL briefed PM Modi about FRL of the Dam. It was discussed to focus about further improvement the local environment to enhance tourist facilities at this world famous site.

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