Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of rural drinking water supply projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts of Uttar Pradesh through video conferencing .UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath was also present on the occasion.He also interacted with village water and sanitation committee members during the Sunday event. Referring to the temple of Vindhyavasini in the region, PM Modi said the Vindhya hills are a big centre of belief  and faith . He said the foundation laying of the projects is a moment of happiness for mothers, sisters and daughters.” This project is an example of Uttar Pradesh taking forward steps despite Covid-19,” the Prime Minister said.