Modi Srinagar

1. PM Modi’s upcoming visit to Srinagar on Thursday marks his first trip to Kashmir since the revocation of Article 370.
2. During his visit, he plans to address a public gathering and inaugurate development projects totaling more than Rs 6,400 crore
3. This visit underscores the government’s commitment to the region’s development and showcases ongoing efforts to bolster infrastructure and prosperity in Kashmir.

Srinagar, March 07: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Srinagar on Thursday, marking his first trip to Kashmir since the revocation of Article 370.

During this visit, he will address a public gathering and unveil various development projects worth over Rs 6,400 crore.

Among the key events planned for the visit is the ‘Viksit Bharat Viksit Jammu Kashmir’ program, to be held at a stadium in Srinagar.

Additionally, the Prime Minister will launch several nationwide initiatives related to the tourism sector, amounting to more than Rs 1,400 crore, under schemes like ‘Swadesh Darshan’ and ‘PRASHAD’.

One of the significant projects to be inaugurated is the integrated development plan for the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar. Furthermore, PM Modi will introduce the ‘Dekho Apna Desh People’s Choice Tourist Destination Poll’ and the ‘Chalo India Global Diaspora’ campaign.

Additionally, he will announce tourist destinations selected under the Challenge-Based Destination Development (CBDD) scheme.

During the visit, PM Modi will also distribute appointment letters to around 1,000 newly recruited government employees in Jammu and Kashmir.

He will interact with beneficiaries of various central schemes, including women achievers, farmers, and entrepreneurs.

A major highlight of the visit is the launch of the ‘Holistic Agriculture Development Programme’ (HADP), aimed at boosting the agri-economy of the region.

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This program will cover horticulture, agriculture, and livestock husbandry, providing skill development training to approximately 2.5 lakh farmers.

Additionally, it will establish about 2,000 farmers’ service centers and implement robust value chains for the welfare of the farming community.

The tourism projects to be inaugurated align with PM Modi’s vision to enhance the tourist experience at prominent pilgrimage and tourism sites across the country.

These initiatives include projects in the Northeast Circuit in Meghalaya, the Spiritual Circuit in Bihar and Rajasthan, the Rural and Tirthankar Circuit in Bihar, and various others in states like Telangana and Madhya Pradesh.

Moreover, the Prime Minister will launch 43 projects aimed at developing a wide range of pilgrimage and tourist sites nationwide.

Additionally, the ‘Chalo India Global Diaspora’ campaign seeks to leverage the Indian diaspora as cultural ambassadors and encourage international tourists to visit India.

Overall, PM Modi’s visit to Srinagar is poised to mark a significant step towards the comprehensive development of Jammu and Kashmir, underscoring the government’s commitment to uplift the region and improve the lives of its residents.