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PM Modi inaugurates three hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh

Updated: Oct 18, 2016 16:15 IST

Mandi (Himachal Pradesh [India}, Oct.18 (ANI): Prime Minster Narendra Modi inaugurated three hydropower projects of 1,752 MW capacity in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday.

He dedicated the 520 Megawatt generation capacity third phase of Parbati hydro power project, 412 Megawatt Rampur project and 800 Megawatt Kol Dam power project to the nation.

While inaugurating these projects, Modi said they would change the economic horizon of Himachal Pradesh.

Addressing a public rally in Mandi, Modi said, through the LED bulbs campaign, Himachal has been able to save approximately one crore rupees daily. He said, it is not only helping consumers in reducing their monthly bills but also adding to environmental conservation.

The Prime Minister said, his government has fulfilled a long pending promise of One Rank One Pension for ex-servicemen. He said, country is proud of people of Himachal Pradesh who have contributed significantly to the defence of the country. (ANI)