PM Narendra Modi launches Stand up India initiative, distributes e-rickshaw in Noida

Ghaziabad, PTI | Updated : 05 April 2016, 01:03 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the 'Start Up India' initiative to boosting entrepreneurship in India. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley was also present at the event. The new Stand Up India initiative will promote entrepreneurship among women, SC & ST communities.

Earlier, elaborate security arrangements have been made by the police ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to neighbouring Noida today 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. (Also read. Stand up India: PM Narendra Modi to launch scheme for loans to SC/STs, women today)

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: Tuesday, April 05, 2016 10:21 AM

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