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PM Modi declares 100% household electrification in Arunchal

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on Saturday declared hundred per cent electrification of all households in Arunachal Pradesh, asserting that New will grow with full potential only when East and the North East grow rapidly.

Addressing a public rally here, said: "I have repeatedly said that New will only be able to grow with its full power, when East India, the North East will grow rapidly. Working on the mantra of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas', we haven't let any funds scarcity or willpower come in the way of development of Arunachal and the North East in the last four-and-half years."

Speaking on the full electrification of Arunachal Pradesh, said: "I would like to congratulate the state and the that almost every household here now has under 'Saubhagya' scheme. What achieved today will soon be achieved by the entire nation."

Outlining the infrastructural development of the region, he said: "About a thousand villages were connected with roads in the last two years. We are also working rapidly on the being constructed with a cost of Rs 4000 crore. The Railways is also doing historic work in Arunachal. As part of connecting all state capitals of the North East with railway network, we have already provided train connectivity to Itanagar. A survey is being conducted at seven places to expand the in the region."

Prime Minister also unveiled a series of development projects at IG Park in Itanagar. He laid the foundation stone for the construction of at Hollongi. He also laid the foundation stone of in which will provide all-weather connectivity to for civilians as well as security forces throughout the year.

dedicated a 110 MW Pare Hydroelectric Plant to the nation and also inaugurated the upgraded

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First Published: Sat, February 09 2019. 13:05 IST