PM Modi kicks off project to supply Gangajal in Agra
| Wednesday | 9th January, 2019
Under this scheme, 65 lakh houses have been constructed so far, including 9.2 lakh in Uttar Pradesh , according to the government.
During his earlier visit in November 2016, he had launched a housing project, the PM Awas Yojana (Gramin).
In this project, 1200 CCTV cameras would be installed throughout Agra City for monitoring and surveillance for the purpose of safety and security of residents as well as tourists, said officials.Gangajal project is dedicated to the people of Agra to ensure clean drinking water for everyone.
“Several projects of the Namami Gange are under way for a cleaner Ganga," Modi said while addressing crowd in Agra.Besides, the SN Medical College in Agra will be upgraded with a 100-bed maternity wing.
He said the city would soon be covered with 1,200 CCTV cameras, which would allay security concerns of the tourists, particularly the foreigners.He launched the Gangajal project to provide better and more assured water supply and also laid the foundation stone for an Integrated Command and Control Centre for the Agra Smart City project.The smart city project is meant to develop the tourism destination as a modern world class city.
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