PM Modi and French President Macron inaugurates UP's biggest solar power plant
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the Solar Power Plant in Mirzapur on Monday.
Mirzapur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron inaugurated the Solar Power Plant here on Monday.
The prime minister and the French president pressed a button to energise the solar panels and dedicated the 75 MW facility to the people.
Security has been beefed up in the city for their visit.
In Varanasi, the two leaders will visit the Deen Dayal Hastkala Sankul and will interact with artisans and view a live demonstration of their crafts.
Prime Minister Modi and President Macron will then arrive at the famous Assi Ghat">Assi Ghat in Varanasi, where they will board a boat for a ride along the Ghats of the Ganga, culminating at the historic Dashashwamedh Ghat.
Assi Ghat">Assi Ghat is the place where Prime Minister Modi officially began the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan' campaign in 2014.
The Prime Minister will also host a lunch in honour of President Macron.
In the afternoon, the Prime Minister will flag off a train between Maduadih Railway Station in Varanasi and Patna. He will launch various development projects and address a public meeting at the DLW Grounds in Varanasi.
President Macron arrived in India on Thursday for a four-day visit.
The last visit of President Macron to India was in January 2016, when he was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations.
Prime Minister Modi had visited France in June last year. (ANI)