Amethi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday promised to change the face of his Parliamentary constituency Amethi and said it would be a model of development in the country.

"I have resolved to change the face of Amethi, Rae Bareli and Uttar Pradesh and would do so...the face of Amethi would be changed in such a way that people of the country would see how development has taken place here," Gandhi said after laying the foundation stone of a sub post office in Shukul Bazar area.

Gandhi, who was on a day-long visit to Amethi, said Hindustan Paper mill would be set up in the constituency and would give employment to about 10,000 people.

The paper mill would also benefit farmers as their bamboo and eucalyptus would be used in it, Gandhi said. Besides, a power plant and a hotel management institute would also come up in the area, he promised.

For the benefit of farmers, 40 food processing units are being set up in Fursatganj area.

(Agencies)       

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