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Mar 25, 2018
8:48PM

Gujarat: Union Minister Smriti Irani launches action plan for transformation of Narmada district

In Gujarat, Union Information & Broadcasting and Textiles Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday launched 2018-22 action plan for transformation of Narmada district. 

Addressing a seminar on Transforming Narmada, Transforming India 2022 at Rajpipala today, the Minister stressed on development of health and education for the development of Narmada district. 

She said, in order to improve the health of children in the district, regular health check-up will be carried out by Anganwadi workers. 

The minister expressed concerns over the poor performance of the district in board exams and added that a dedicated action plan will be made to improve educational standards of the district. 

Mrs Irani was on a day-long visit to Narmada district on Sunday.
 
Earlier, she held a review meeting with the top district officials and discussed the action plan for the transformation of the district based on the 49 indicators suggested by NITI Ayog.  

The seminar was attended by large number of NCC, NSS workers, local MPs, MLAs, Sarpanchs and Anganwadi workers.
The minister also visited Narmada Dam and Sardar Patel Statue of Unity project site at Kevadiya Colony. 

Mrs Irani said that with the completion of the project, the Narmada district will attract tourists from all over the world generating employment opportunities in the district.

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