Sri Narendra Modi Honorable Prime Minister of India visited Dharmasthala on 29.10.2017 offered prayers at the Lord Manjunatheshwara temple in Dharmasthala.
At Ujire, the prime minister attended a function of the Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala Rural Development Project, where he distributed Rupay cards and launched the ‘Digitized SHG (self-help group) Member Transaction’ and ‘Preserve Mother Earth’ campaigns. The State Bank of India and SKDRDP will sign an agreement to enable cashless transaction for members having Rupay cards