‘Calibre, capacity’ of youth will develop nation: VP Naidu

RAJKOT: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said the country will develop more with “energy, calibre, confidence and character” of its youth.

Naidu was at Bhavnagar in Gujarat to lay the foundation stone of a 33.3 kilometre four-lane road that will be part of the National Highway-751.

The four-laning will be done at a cost of Rs 820 crore.

The four-laning of the road will make connectivity between Ahmedabad and Bhavnagar easier and would also give impetus to the development of Dholera Special Investment Region, a state Government release said quoting Naidu.

He said that Government had constructed 9,800 kilometre of roads in 2017-18, and 16,000 kilometres in 2018-19 while 60,000 kilometres rural roads will be constructed in coming times, the Government release added.

During the function, Naidu distributed keys to the beneficiaries of the Mukhaya Mantri GRUH (Gujarat Rural Urban Housing) Yojana.

Addressing the gathering, the Vice President said that the “energy, calibre, capacity, confidence and character” of country’s youth will develop the country more strongly. (AGENCIES)