Mirzapur Bansagar Canal Project dedicated to the Nation

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Recently, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, dedicated the Bansagar Canal Project to the Nation in Mirzapur. This project will provide a big boost to irrigation in the region and will be greatly beneficial for the farmers of Mirzapur and Allahabad districts of Uttar Pradesh.
The Prime Minister mentioned the various development projects and works that he has either inaugurated or laid the Foundation Stone for, over the last two days. He said the Bansagar project had been first conceptualized about four decades ago, and the Foundation Stone was laid in 1978, but the project was unduly delayed. He said that after 2014, this project was made a part of the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana, and all efforts were made to complete it.
Talking about measures taken for the welfare of farmers by the Union Government, the Prime Minister also mentioned the recent increase in MSP for Kharif crops. He spoke of the measures taken to provide affordable healthcare to the poor, including Jan Aushadhi Kendras. He said the Swachh Bharat Mission is also proving effective in controlling the disease. He said the health assurance scheme – Ayushman Bharat would be rolled out soon. He also spoke of other social welfare schemes of the Union Government.