Port Blair: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the people of Car Nicobar for overcoming the impact of Tsunami, which struck the Island in 2004, and said the government is working to provide better facilities to the people in the Andamans.Also Read - BREAKING: Earthquake of Magnitude 4.4 Jolts Andaman And Nicobar Islands
He also assured the people that their security is one of the top priorities of the government. Also Read - PM Modi Refers To Hyderabad As Bhagyanagar At BJP's National Executive Meet | Top Points
“The people here has been demanding a solution to the problem of sea erosion for a long time. I am glad to announce that the government has decided to erect a sea wall to deal with the problem, the foundation of which will be laid today,” he said. Also Read - Magnificent! Nitin Gadkari Shares Incredible Pictures of Goa-Karnataka NH17 Coastal Highway | Pics Inside
The PM stressed that the wall will be built at the earliest.
Modi also said his government was working to ensure that no corner of the country and its people is deprived of development.
“Along with the security of people at Car Nicobar, the government is making efforts to ensure employment for youth, education for children, medical care for the aged and facilities for the farmers,” he added.
Earlier in the day, the PM paid tributes to Tsunami victims at a memorial in Car Nicobar.