Daman, Feb 17 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday laid the foundation stone and inaugurated various developmental projects of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu at a function organised here. He hoped that these projects would give "new energy and momentum" to the development of this union territory. Expressing happiness to be there at the inauguration ceremony for public welfare and development projects, the President said this was his first visit to the Union territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu as President, an official release said.
The President said the Government of India and the Union Territory Administration were making great efforts for the welfare and progress of the people. "It is now the responsibility of all the citizens that all of us, while being conscious of and dedicated to our duties, should work with energy and enthusiasm in the national interest," he added. Later in the evening, the President will inaugurate the Jampore Sea Front Road from Moti Daman Jetty to Jampore Beach and an Ayushman Bharat Wellness Centre in Daman. (UNI)