PM Narendra Modi, fondly also referred as Modi or NaMo, works long hours – very long hours.

Through this article, we briefly look at what he did in the week of 10th April, to give our readers a list of activities [not all though ;)] he was involved in:

  1. 10th April 2017
    • Hosted Australian PM, Malcolm Turnbull, in New Delhi. 
      • Would like to thank Prime Minister for Australia’s decision to join the International Solar Alliance: PM Modi said.
    • PM Modi addressed at the launch of Interactive Digital Exhibition, marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha
  2. 11th April 2017
    • PM Modi paid tributes to Mahatma Phule on his birth anniversary. “I bow to Mahatma Phule on his Jayanti. His selfless efforts towards social reform, women empowerment & education had transformative impacts,” the Prime Minister said.
    • PM Modi also greeted people on Hanuman Jayanti. “हनुमान जयंती की सभी देशवासियों को बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं,” the Prime Minister said.
  3. 12th April 2017
    • Cabinet approves the following:
      • policy to provide Purchase Preference PSUs under Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
      • measures to increase oil palm area and production in India
      • setting up of Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh
      • implementation of Supreme Court’s Judgment dated 27th October 2015 regarding Target Plus Scheme (TPS) 2004-09 in Civil Application No. 554 of 2006.
      • proposal of the Ministry of Power for Signing of “Memorandum of Understanding for Establishment of the BIMSTEC Grid Interconnection”. It will be signed among member states of BIMSTEC at the upcoming 3rd BIMSTEC Energy Ministers’ Meeting to be held in Nepal shortly.
      • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in the field of justice between India and Tunisia.
      • transfer on lease of 6.5628 acres of Defence land to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan(KVS) at Air Force Station Kanpur (AFS Kanpur). It will be used for construction of school building and other associated infrastructure in partial modification of its earlier decision on 16.06.2011 wherein it had approved transfer 8.90 acres of defence land to KVS at AFS, Kanpur.
    • The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Russia for cooperation in the field of Science & Technology (S&T) signed in October, 2016. The objective of the MoU is to facilitate and support joint scientific and research activities between scientific organizations, subordinated to the Agency and scientific organizations and scientists of the Republic of Russian Federation, with India through DST.
    • The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved signing of Framework of Understanding (FoU) on Cooperation in the Hydrocarbon Sector with Bangladesh. The objective of the proposed FoU is to establish a cooperative institutional framework mechanism to facilitate and enhance India-Bangladesh bilateral cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.
  4. 13th April 2017
    • PM MOdi greeted the people on Baisakhi. “बैसाखी की सभी देशवासियों को बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं।,” the Prime Minister said.
    • PM Modi saluted the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh massacre. “Saluting the martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Their valour & heroism will never be forgotten” the Prime Minister said.
    • PM Modi addressed IMC Ladies Wing in Mumbai on 50th year celebrations via Video Conferencing
  5. 14th April 2017
    • PM Modi paid tributes to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on Ambedkar Jayanti. “Tributes to venerable Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on Ambedkar Jayanti. Jai Bhim. अम्बेडकर जयंती के पावन अवसर पर पूज्य बाबासाहेब को नमन।”, the Prime Minister said.
    • PM Modi, on Good Friday, has remembered the service and sacrifice of Jesus Christ. “Today, on Good Friday, we remember the service and sacrifice of Jesus Christ. His was a life devoted to mitigating human suffering.”, the Prime Minister said.
    • PM MOdi also addressed in Nagpur at the launch of various Government Projects and Schemes
  6. 15th April 2017
    • PM Modi also visited world famous Lingaraja Temple in Odisha capital.
    • PM was accorded a rousing reception on his arrival by an enthusiastic crowd.
    • PM Modi addressed the BJP National Executive meet in Bhubaneswar
  7. 16th April 2017
    • PM Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Easter. “Easter greetings to everyone! May the teachings of Jesus Christ further the spirit of harmony, compassion and togetherness in our society, “the Prime Minister said.
    • PM Modi reached Surat and had an amazing road show, with people showering flowers on him.

 

By Ashutosh Raina

Source/s: Various news sources as well as official website of PM Modi