Addressing a gathering here, the Prime Minister said the Tricolour is flying high in every area and recalled the success of Chandrayaan Mission and India winning its highest number of medals in the Asian Games.
"I have a belief that this will be Uttarakhand's decade...Uttarakhand will reach new prospects of development and our government is working with that one motive. Foundation stones of several development projects worth more than Rs 4,000 crore were laid today," he said.
"Today our tricolour is flying higher and higher in every area. Our Chandrayaan-3 has reached where no country in the world has been able to reach. India has named the place where Chandrayaan landed 'Shiva-Shakti'... Today the world is seeing India's strength not only in space but also in sports. In the recently held Asian Games, India has broken all the records. For the first time, Indian players have made a record of winning more than 100 medals," he added.
He also referred to Parliament passing 'Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam' which provides 33 per cent reservation to women in Lok Sabha and assembly seats.
"Recently a historic decision was made to give 33 per cent reservation to women. The work that was on hold for years. Due to the blessings of all, your son has been able to do it...Today, India is achieving new heights of success and development," the Prime Minister said.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi performed pooja at Parvati Kund here in Pithoragarh and interacted with personnel of Army, Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Border Roads Organisation (BRO).
He also offered prayers at Jageshwar Dham temple in Almora district. Located at a height of about 6200 feet, the Jageshwar Dham comprises of about 224 stone temples.
The projects that were inaugurated and dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister include 76 rural roads and 25 bridges built in rural areas under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.