Varanasi, Sept. 18 (ANI): With a goal to provide 24-hour power supply to each and every house of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched the National Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS).
Addressing a public meeting, he said that the 45 thousand crore rupees scheme will not only enlighten the people of Kashi but the entire urban population of the country. This will ensure 24-hour power supply to every house.
Under IPDS, Varanasi will get 572 crore rupees. To start the scheme in Varanasi, foundation stone of two power substation were laid today.
Prime Minister Modi said that IPDS is the beginning to make Varanasi a smart city and appealed to the people to use LED bulbs in order to reduce their electricity bills.
The Prime Minister also said that only public and private sector cannot accelerate the process of economic development in the country.
He further said that Mudra Bank will give shape to the imagination of personal sector.
The Prime Minister had earlier today laid the foundation stone of seven developmental projects for Varanasi and formally inaugurated the biggest Trauma centre of the country in Banaras Hindu University. (ANI)