PM Modi to Distribute 'Jan Dhan Yojana' Packages to 602 Families Today

The Prime Minister will launch the Integrated Power Development Scheme at a public meeting in the DLW Grounds.

Published: 18th September 2015 10:26 AM  |   Last Updated: 18th September 2015 11:18 AM   |  A+A-

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the historic Red Fort during Independence Day celebrations in Delhi, India, August 15, 2015. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi


VARANASI: Preparations were in full swing on Friday for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s one-day visit to his Lok Sabha (LS) constituency Varanasi.

“Leaving for Varanasi, where I will attend various programmes,” PM Modi tweeted before his departure to Varanasi.

The Prime Minister will attend a function organized by the Rickshaw Sangh in Varanasi and distribute a package to 602 families under the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana.

He will distribute 501 paddle rickshaws and 101 e-rickshaws. In addition to this, he will distribute 1000 solar lanterns to rickshaw, pushcart and street vendors.

Later, the Prime Minister will launch the Integrated Power Development Scheme at a public meeting in the DLW Grounds. He will also lay the foundation stone for some infrastructure projects.

He will dedicate to the nation, the Trauma Centre, Banaras Hindu University, by remote, and also inaugurate a passenger reservation facility at Ramnagar Post Office, by remote.

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