Multiple Development projects unveiled in North-Eastern states

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched multiple development projects worth around 55,600 crore rupees in Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, and Arunachal Pradesh today. These projects were launched at a public meeting in Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh.

Multiple Development projects unveiled in North-Eastern states

New Delhi: The Prime Minister has also dedicated the Sela Tunnel to the nation and launched the UNNATI scheme worth about 10,000 crore rupees. The UNNATI scheme is fully funded by the Government of India and covers all 8 North Eastern States. 

The UNNATI scheme will help catalyze industrial development and aid economic growth and development of the North East region. Meanwhile, the Sela Tunnel project, constructed at a cost of about 825 crore rupees, is an engineering marvel. The tunnel will provide all-weather connectivity to Tawang across Sela Pass on the Balipara-Chariduar-Tawang Road in Arunachal Pradesh.

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Earlier this morning, the Prime Minister took the elephant and jeep safari inside Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve in Assam. Mr Modi first took the elephant safari in the Mihimukh area of Central Kohora Range in the park followed by the jeep safari.

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kaziranga National Park is considered Assam’s crown jewel and is home to one-horned rhinoceros, elephants, wild water buffalo, swamp deer, and tigers. In a social media post, Mr. Modi also urged people to visit Kaziranga National Park and experience the unparalleled beauty of its landscapes and the warmth of the people of Assam.

Prime Minister also interacted with Van Durga, the team of women forest guards who are at the forefront of forests and wildlife conservation efforts.

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