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Maha driving India's growth story:Fadnavis to state expats in

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Fadnavis, who is currently on a three-nation tour, today met Maharashtrian community members in

Speaking at a community reception hosted by the of in and Friends of Maharashtra, the said that was driving the growth story of India, as per a statement issued by the (CMO) here.

More than 500 delegates attended the programme.

said is changing fast due to huge infrastructure projects while maintaining its independent identity.

"Huge network of 250-km Metro, projects like TransHarbour Link, Water transport and western coastal expressway will make good impact and help reduce commuting issues," the release quoted the CM as saying.

is currently on a week-long visit to Dubai, Canada, and the

also spoke on his government's flagship "Jalyukt Shivar" programme aimed at making the state drought-free.

He said more than 11,000 villages have become water neutral and need no tankers.

"Water conservation is the key to sustainable agriculture," the statement said.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 20:50 IST