750 MW project has been developed on barren land in Rewa district, which was once used as a firing range
The summit, which was scheduled to be held earlier in Brussels in March, was called off due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Kashi has vigorously countered coronavirus crisis: PM Modi lauds Varanasi's efforts against pandemic
Referring to the size and population of Uttar Pradesh, he said with nearly 24 crore people, the state checked the pace of COVID-19 spread.
The visit came at a time when India is gradually rolling out punitive economic actions aimed at China in the aftermath of the June 14/15 violent clash in the Galwan Valley of East Ladakh.
It said the COVID-19 protocol had necessitated some wards of the hospital to be converted into isolation facilities.
B R Deepak, Sinologist and chairperson of the Centre for Chinese and South Asian Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), feels the visit also helps the PM take stock of the situation.
The world had taken note of India’s strength and the exemplary bravery of the armed forces, the Prime Minister said.
The former Congress chief’s dig came on a day when Modi visited Nimu, a forward location in Leh to interact with armed personnel, days after border standoff.
“We’re glad to hear that PM Modi has heeded the advice of Congress President Sonia Gandhi to extend the provisions of providing free food to the poor.
The current status of Indian and global vaccine development efforts was also reviewed at the meeting.
Modi said the Mar Thoma Church is closely linked with the novel ideals of St Thomas, the apostle of Lord Christ.
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The prime minister also shared a short clip of one of his "Mann ki Baat" radio address of June 2019 in which he had referred to the Emergency.
An expert at the Institute of Chinese Studies Debashis Chaudhari said that though it feels like both sides want de-escalation but the damage has already been done.
Modi said there are some people who might not appreciate efforts of villagers in the fight against coronavirus but he applauds them for their efforts.