Govt is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring welfare of families of security personnel: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said coastal security is paramount for the country and reaffirmed the government’s commitment to build infrastructure facilities to ensure peace on the borders. The minister was addressing the gathering at Koteshwar in Kutch district, after laying the foundation stone for BSF’s Mooring Place and virtually inaugurating the newly built Chidiyamod Biarbet link road and OP Tower in Harami Nala in Kutch. Mr. Shah said all three projects with a total outlay of 360 crores rupees will help maintain vigil on the international borders.
Mr. Shah said the government is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring the welfare of the families of security personnel who protect the nation. He said, during the past nine years, the medical, housing, and educational facilities have been enhanced. Stressing upon the importance of border security force, Mr. Shah said it was former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpeyi who came up with this concept called ‘One Border One Force’. The Minister lauded the valuable role of BSF in guarding the borders of the country irrespective of the harsh climatic conditions.
Later today, Mr. Shah will visit the Haraminala area and in the evening he will attend the Transformation @ 75 program at Bhuj jail. Mr. Shah who is on a two-day visit to Gujarat, laid the foundation stone for IFFCO Nano Urea Plant at Gandhidham in Kutch in the morning. The Minister called for a need for another green revolution in the form of natural farming to ensure self-sufficiency in food production and protect farmlands from degradation. The Minister added the nano urea plant will provide multi-dimensional benefits to the agricultural economy. He said the plant will play a vital role to reduce imports of fertilizers and make India self-reliant in the field of fertilizers. The Minister also added that the nano urea will also help conserve the nutrients of the soil and ensure judicious use of fertilizers.