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Certain states lagging due to governance deficit: Modi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi on Friday said certain states and regions are lagging due to governance-deficit and urged Governors to facilitate greater effectiveness of initiatives.

Speaking at the closing session of the Conference of Governors at Rashtrapati Bhawan here, Modi said India did not lack in ideas, resources and capabilities, "but certain states and regions have lagged behind due to a governance-deficit".

He said that various schemes for the benefit of the poor were better implemented in areas where there was good governance, an official statement said.

In order to strengthen the unity and integrity of India, Governors should involve themselves in initiatives such as "Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat" and "Run for Unity", Modi added.

He also thanked the Governors for the various inputs given during the course of the two-day conference.

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 19:20 IST
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