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PM Modi: Sardar Sarovar Dam will transform the lives of farmers of Gujarat, Maharashtra, MP and Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated The Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam In Kevadia Colony In Narmada District On Sunday. PM Modi Performed Narmada Aarti And Offered Prayers To At Inauguration Site.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Shashikant Sharma | Updated on: 17 Sep 2017, 02:08:49 PM

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam in Kevadia colony in Narmada district on Sunday. PM Modi performed Narmada aarti and offered prayers to at inauguration site.

Sardar Sarovar Dam is the world's second-biggest dam after Grand Coulee Dam in the United States. The dam is 1.2 Km long and 163 meters deep. It has two power-houses, river bed powerhouse and canal head powerhouse with an installed capacity of total 1,700 MW.

Here are the live updates:

# We are working to overcome these shortages so that both parts of India development and India scales new heights of development: PM

# The western part of India lacks adequate water supply, in the eastern part there is shortage of electricity & gas supply: PM

# The waters of Maa Narmada will help several citizens and transform several lives: PM

# Sardar Sarovar Dam will change the fortune of farmers of not just Gujarat but Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan.

# The saints and seers of Gujarat have played a very big role in the making of the Sardar Sarovar Dam as well: PM Modi

# I still remember, as CM when I went to border areas I saw BSF Jawans do not have water. We brought Narmada waters to borders for Jawans: PM

# Lack of water resources has been a major factor in slowing the pace of development: PM Modi

# Sardar Sarovar dam faced several hurdles. But, we were determined that the project will continue: PM Modi

# We especially remember two great people today, Sardar Patel&Dr. Ambedkar, who as Minister gave great importance to irrigation&waterways: PM

# Let us leave no stone unturned in creating a 'New India' by 2022, when we mark 75 years of India's freedom: PM Modi in #Gujarat

# PM Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting in Gujarat's Dabhoi

# PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam.

# Prime Minister performed Narmada Arti and offered prayers at the Dam site.

# PM Modi reaches Kevadia, to inaugurate Sardar Sarovar Dam shortly.

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First Published : 17 Sep 2017, 10:46:18 AM