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PM releases the autobiography of Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil

<span style="font-size: large;">Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the autobiography of Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil titled ‘Deh Vechwa Karani’ today through video conferencing. </span>

<span style="font-size: large;">The Prime Minister said one will find stories of Vikhe Patil’s life in every region of Maharashtra. He said Balasaheb Vikhe Patil followed the footsteps of Dr. Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil and dedicated himself to the development of Maharashtra.</span>

<span style="font-size: large;">Modi also renamed Pravara Rural Education Society as ‘Loknete Dr. Balasaheb Vikhe Patil Pravara Rural Education Society’.

The Prime Minister said Vikhe Patil always worked for the betterment of society and always stressed on making politics a medium for bringing meaningful changes in the society, and for solving the problems of the poor and the villages. </span>

<span style="font-size: large;">He said the autobiography of Balasaheb Vikhe Patil is very important for all of us, as his efforts and contribution to the development of the village, for the poor, for their education, for the success of cooperatives in Maharashtra will inspire generations to come.</span>

<span style="font-size: large;">The Prime Minister said, as a minister in Atal's government, Patil encouraged cooperatives in many areas of the country including Maharashtra.</span>

<span style="font-size: large;">“Vikhe Patil understood the importance of education in farming in the village. Today opportunities are being created to lead farmers towards entrepreneurship and make them entrepreneurs,” the Prime Minister said according to the official press release issued by PM’s Office.</span>

<span style="font-size: large;">The Prime Minister said that Dr. Bala Saheb Vikhe Patil always endeavored to solve the problems in the villages of Maharashtra like the problem of drinking and irrigation water. Similarly, under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana, his government has completed 26 projects in Maharashtra, which were stuck for several years.</span>

<span style="font-size: large;">“Under the Jal Jeevan mission, the work on providing piped drinking water to every family in the villages in Maharashtra is also going on at a rapid pace. Over 19 lakh families of Maharashtra have been provided with piped drinking water facilities during the last year. Out of this, over 13 lakh poor families got this facility during the corona pandemic,” the press release added further.</span>.