Modi interacts with students in Dantewada district of Chhattisgarh

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Governor of Chhattisgarh Balramji Das Tandon and the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Raman Singh, at Jagdalpur Airport, in Chhattisgarh on May 09, 2015.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Governor of Chhattisgarh Balramji Das Tandon and the Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Raman Singh, at Jagdalpur Airport, in Chhattisgarh on May 09, 2015.

Dantewada (Chhattisgarh, India): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called for the development of the innate sporting talent that exists among the tribal youth.

Modi was Interacting with students at the Education City in Jawanga in Dantewada district in Chhattisgarh. He said that the tribal youth could excel in the global sports arena and went on to observe that sports is important for children, because it lhelps in developing the spirit of sportsmanship in society.

Responding to questions from students, the Prime Minister said life should not be measured on the scale of success or failure. Talking about his own experiences, the PM said often he came across failure in his life. One can learn more from failure, than from success, he said adding one should be clear about one’s goals.

The Prime Minister also visited ‘Saksham’ – a school for specially abled children – and interacted with the students.

Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh, was present on the occasion.

MoUs signed at Dantewada, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi

  • MoU between Govt of Chhattisgarh, NMDC, IRCON and SAIL for 140km rail line between Rowghat and Jagdalpur. Estimated project cost: Rs. 2000 crore.
  • MoU between Ministry of Steel, Govt of Chhattisgarh, SAIL and NMDC for 3 million ton Ultra Mega Steel Plant with an investment of approximately Rs. 18,000 crore.
  • MoU between Govt of Chhattisgarh and NMDC for Slurry Pipeline and 2MTPA Pellet Plant at Nagarnar in Bastar District with an investment of Rs. 4000 crore.
  • MoU between Govt of Chhattisgarh and SAIL for setting up 1MTPA Pellet Plant at Dalli-Rajhara, Balod District with an investment of Rs. 826 crore.