Modi to launch Stand Up India today, security tightened in Noida
The initiative will promote entrepreneurship among the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and women, by facilitating loans in the range of Rs 10 lakh to Rs 100 lakh, an official statement said.india Updated: Apr 05, 2016 10:46 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday launch the Stand Up India initiative at Noida.
The initiative will promote entrepreneurship among the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and women, by facilitating loans in the range of Rs 10 lakh to Rs 100 lakh, an official statement said.
As per the scheme, 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.
Modi will also flag-off 5,100 e-rickshaws and also interact with the beneficiaries, besides inaugurating a Kaushal Vikas Kendra (skilling centre).
Elaborate security arrangements have been made by the police ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to neighbouring Noida to distribute e-rickshaw and inaugurate a micro credit programme, a senior police official said.
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.
First Published: Apr 05, 2016 10:00 IST