Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a new Airport Complex, and an Integrated Command and Control Centre for the Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj on December 16.PM Modi also performed Ganga Pujan, and visited the Swachh Kumbh Exhibition. PM Modi visited the Akshay Vat in Prayagraj and laid the Foundation Stone for various development projects at Andawa in Prayagraj.
Addressing a large gathering, Modi announced that pilgrims for the Kumbh this time will be able to visit the Akshay Vat. He also said the government is making every effort to ensure good connectivity to Prayagraj. The projects inaugurated would help both infrastructure and connectivity.He said the new airport terminal had been completed in a record time of one year.
According to the PM, every effort is being made to ensure a unique experience for devotees coming for the Kumbh. He said the effort is to showcase India’s glorious past, and vibrant future.PM Modi also said the government is working to ensure a clean Ganga.He said the sewage treatment plants and beautification of Ghats would go a long way in this regard.