The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the filling of Aji Dam near Rajkot under Sauni Yojana.
Addressing a public meeting on the occasion, he said that Gujarat has come a long way from the days of the past, when it faced tremendous water shortage.
He said that the last two decades have seen several positive changes in Gujarat’s development journey.
The more people have access to water, the more doors of progress will open, the Prime Minister said, adding that the Government’s priority is to give water as early as possible. He said that it is also a responsibility to be careful and conserve as much water as possible.
He called for embracing the latest technology in the sphere of water conservation.