PM to attend concluding ceremony of narmada Yatra at Amarkantak

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 21 Apr 2017 11:58:15

Staff Reporter,

CHIEF Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday and invited him on the concluding day of Narmada Seva Yatra on May 15. During an hour long meeting, Chouhan apprised Prime Minister Modi about ongoing various welfare schemes in the State, besides implementation of ‘Narmada Seva Yatra’ and ‘Gramoday to Bharat Uday’ campaign. PM Modi accepted CM Chouhan’s invitation and gave his consent to attend the concluding day of Yatra on May 15.Yatra began from Amarkantak on December 11, 2016 and will culminate on May 15 at Amarkantak.

The CM informed that Yatra has been started for conservation of environment and river in Madhya Pradesh. People are specially participating in Yatra and the Government is supporting them. Eminent personalities and people of all walks of life like sadhu saints, water experts, artists, musicians and ‘dharmgurus’ took part in the Yatra enthusiastically. The Yatra will culminate in Amarkantak on May 15. A future action plan will be handed over to the Prime Minister on the concluding day of Yatra. Light will be shed in the action plan on future’s strategy for river conservation.

Foundation of sewage water treatment plant will be laid by the Prime Minister during the Yatra. Sewage water treatment plants will be established in 18 cities situated on the banks of Narmada river and clean water will be utilised for farming. During the meeting with Prime Minister Modi, CM informed in detail about the schemes being implemented in State to increase farmers’ income. He informed that, positive results were obtained under the scheme. Increase of 33 per cent has been registered in agriculture production this year.