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PM Modi to launch 'Stand Up India' initiative at Noida today

India TV Business Desk 05 Apr 2016, 8:04:48 AM IST
India TV Business Desk

Ghaziabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Noida today to launch 'Stand Up India' initiative. PM Modi will be here to distribute e-rickshaw and inaugurate a micro credit programme, a senior police official said here today.

The initiative will promote entrepreneurship among the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Women, by facilitating loans in the range of Rs. 10 Lakhs to Rs. 100 Lakhs. Each branch of a scheduled commercial bank shall facilitate at least two such loans. A web portal will also be launched for the initiative, to enable online registration and support services. 

The Prime Minister will flag-off 5100 e-rickshaws on the occasion. He will interact with the beneficiaries, besides inaugurating a Kaushal Vikas Kendra (Skilling Centre).

Apart from keeping an extra vigil in the bordering area and entry points, Ghaziabad police has enforced Operation Green under which no vehicle will be permitted to ply in the area, he said.

District borders touching Delhi and Noida will be sealed completely till the PM's programme concludes, said Superintendent of Police (City) Salman Taj Patil.

Apart from it, police personnel will be deployed on PCR vans and 'Leopard' motorcycle to keep a vigil in the area.

Four Deputy Superintendents of Police, seven inspectors, 30 sub-inspectors, 40 HCP (head constable promoted) and 300 constables have been sent to Noida from Ghaziabad for PM Visit duty, he added.

He said Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, who will also attend the function, will arrive here by helicopter which will land at CISF ground in Indira Puram.

Following which, he will travel by car to Noida, the officer added.