Prime Minister Modi has held several meetings with Chief Ministers over the COVID-19 situation after the announcement of the first lockdown in March this year.
Chief Ministers of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Kerala and Home Minister of Karnataka gave update on the flood situation, rescue efforts made in their respective States.
According to a release by Prime Minister's Office (PMO), the submarine cable will also connect Port Blair to Swaraj Dweep (Havelock), Little Andaman, Car Nicobar, Kamorta, Great Nicobar, Long Island, and Rangat.
PM Modi said Andaman Nicobar is a difficult terrain and during the nationwide lockdown, BJP workers helped the needy people. "When everyone was busy protecting themselves, BJP workers dedicated themselves to the service of the poor and the needy," said Modi
"I am sure that high-speed broadband connectivity that will be launched tomorrow will help people of Andaman and Nicobar Islands to have a virtual connect with other parts of the country. Everyone will be able to avail the benefits of all kinds of online services, amid pandemic" PM Modi said.
The event will be witnessed by lakhs of farmers, cooperatives and citizens across the country. Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar will also be present on the occasion.
After taking a tour of the Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra, Prime Minister interacted with 36 school students from Delhi, representing the 36 States and Union Territories.
"Doordarshan’s live coverage of bhoomi pujan was carried by nearly 200 TV channels during the main events between 10:45 AM and 2 PM on Wednesday," Prasar Bharti CEO said.
National Handloom Day is observed every year on August 7 to recognise the contributions of the handloom weavers of the country.
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