PM Narendra Modi: The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Monday that PM Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on June 18-19!


PM Modi UP-Bihar Visit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on June 18-19. During this, he will release an amount of more than Rs 20,000 crore under the 17th installment of PM Kisan. Apart from this, he will provide certificates to more than 30 thousand women of self-help groups such as Krishi Sakhis and will inaugurate the Nalanda University campus in Bihar. The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) gave this information in a statement on Monday.


Ganga Aarti in Varanasi, Darshan and Puja at Kashi Vishwanath Temple

According to the PMO, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the PM Kisan Samman Sammelan in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on June 18 at around 5 pm. After this, at around 7 pm, PM Modi will watch Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat and will also visit and worship at Kashi Vishwanath Temple at around 8 pm. This is PM Modi's first visit to Varanasi after taking oath as Prime Minister for the third consecutive time.

Modi government's commitment to farmer welfare

After taking the oath of office and secrecy for the third time, Prime Minister Modi signed his first file to release the 17th installment of PM Kisan Nidhi, showing the government's commitment to farmer welfare. The PMO said that continuing this commitment, the Prime Minister will release the 17th installment of more than Rs 20,000 crore to about 9.26 crore beneficiary farmers under 'Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi' (PM-KISAN) through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). So far, more than 11 crore eligible farmer families have received benefits of more than Rs 3.04 lakh crore under PM-KISAN.

Certificates to more than 30,000 Krishi Sakhis of SHG

During this, the Prime Minister will also provide certificates to more than 30,000 women of Self Help Groups (SHGs) as Krishi Sakhis. The PMO said that the aim of the 'Krishi Sakhi Convergence Program' (KSCP) is to transform rural India by empowering rural women as Krishi Sakhis by providing training and certification to Krishi Sakhis. This certificate course is linked to the objectives of the 'Lakhpati Didi' program.

Nalanda University campus inaugurated in Rajgir

The next day, on Wednesday, at around 9.45 am, PM Modi will visit Nalanda. He will inaugurate the campus of Nalanda University in Rajgir, Bihar at around 10.30 am and will also address a gathering. The university has been conceived as a collaboration between India and East Asia Summit (EAS) countries. Many dignitaries, including heads of missions from 17 countries, will attend the inaugural ceremony.

World-class facilities at the Nalanda University campus

The Nalanda University campus has two academic blocks with 40 classrooms with a total seating capacity of about 1900. It has two auditoriums with a seating capacity of 300 each. It has a student hostel with a capacity of about 550 students. It also has many other facilities including an international center and an amphitheater. The PMO said that the campus is a 'net zero' green campus. It is equipped with solar plants, domestic and drinking water treatment plants, water recycling plants for the reuse of wastewater, 100 acres of water bodies, and many other eco-friendly facilities.

Nalanda is one of the first residential universities in the world

Nalanda University has a deep connection with history. The original Nalanda University, established around 1600 years ago, is considered one of the first residential universities in the world. In the year 2016, the ruins of Nalanda were declared as a United Nations Heritage Site.