Tag: Varanasi

With APEDA assistance, Uttar Pradesh’s Purvanchal region emerges as new hub for India’s

NEW DELHI: Working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has taken several initiatives in making landlocked Purvanchal region as a new destination of agri-export activities through development of Varanasi Agri – Export Hub (VAEH). APEDA has identified potential districts of Uttar […]

Khadi and Village Industries Commission to begin Pashmina production soon in Varanasi

NEW DELHI: The globally acclaimed Pashmina wool products, which are indigenous to the high altitude regions of Leh-Ladakh and Jammu & Kashmir, will now be made in Varanasi also. In a path breaking initiative, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has roped in 4 Khadi Institutions from Varanasi & Ghazipur districts in Uttar Pradesh for […]

Narendra Modi lays foundation stones of projects worth over Rs 1,500 crore in Varanasi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated and laid foundation stones of multiple development projects in Varanasi worth more than Rs 1,500 crore at the IIT-BHU ground. After reaching Varanasi, Modi inaugurated various public projects and works, including a 100-bed MCH wing in BHU, multi-level parking at Godauliya, Ro-Ro vessels for tourism development […]

Narendra Modi to inaugurate six-lane widening project of Varanasi-Prayagraj section of NH-19

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi on 30 November 2020 and dedicate to the nation the six-lane widening project of the Handia (Prayagraj) – Rajatalab (Varanasi) section of National Highway (NH) 19. During the tour, the Prime Minister will attend Dev Deepawali, undertake a site visit of Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor Project […]

AAI proposes privatisation of 6 airports including Amritsar, Varanasi

NEW DELHI: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has recommended the Centre to privatise airports at Amritsar, Varanasi, Bhubaneswar, Indore, Raipur and Trichy, a senior government official said. The recommendation came as the central government has already privatised airports at Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, and Guwahati for operation, management and development through public-private partnership […]

Prime Minister visits One District, One Product Exhibition

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi visited Varanasi today and dedicated the campus of the International Rice Research Institute, at Varanasi, to the nation. He visited various laboratories of the Institute. At the Deendayal Hastkala Sankul, the Prime Minister visited the One District, One Product (ODOP) Exhibition. He launched a Comprehensive Pension […]

Narendra Modi launches a series of highways, waterways and sewerage infrastructure projects in Varanasi

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has said that Varanasi and the whole country are witness to the fulfilment of a dream today. Expressing happiness at the way next generation transport infrastructure has grown in the last four years he said, airports in remote areas, train network expanding to the north eastern parts […]

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