Mon, 04 Dec 2023

New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit poll-bound states of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh on October 2 during which he will lay the foundation stone for various development projects, an official statement informed on Sunday.

The Prime Minister will start his day by dedicating to the nation and lay the foundation stone for various development projects worth about Rs 7,000 crore in Chittorgarh, Rajasthan.

Later in the day, PM will reach Gwalior where he will lay the foundation stone and dedicate to the nation multiple development initiatives worth around Rs 19,260 crores, the release added.

The PM will also dedicate the Mehsana - Bhatinda - Gurdaspur Gas Pipeline to promote gas based economy. The pipeline has been built at a cost of about Rs 4500 crores.

Prime Minister will also dedicate LPG Plant of HPCL at Abu Road. This plant will bottle and distribute 86 lakh cylinders per annum and will also result in net reduction in running of trucks carrying cylinders per annum by around 0.75 million Km, which will help reduce about 0.5 million ton of CO2 emission per annum. He will also dedicate additional storage at Ajmer Bottling Plant, IOCL,the release said.

Prime Minister will dedicate 4-lane road on NH-12 (New NH-52) on the Darah-Jhalawar-Teendhar section, which has been constructed at a cost of more than Rs 1480 crores.

"This project will help ease transportation of the produce of mines from Kota and Jhalawar districts. Further, foundation stone for constructing and widening Railway Over Bridge (ROB) from two lane to four lane in Sawai Madhopur will also be laid. This project will help provide relief from the problem of traffic jams," the statement added.

The railway projects being dedicated to the nation by the PMi include the projects involving doubling of Chittorgarh - Neemuch Railway line and Kota- Chittorgarh Electrified Railway line. These projects have been completed at a cost of more than Rs 650 crores and will strengthen rail infrastructure in the region. They will also boost tourism to historic sites in Rajasthan.

Prime Minister will dedicate tourism facilities developed at Nathdwara under Swadesh Darshan Scheme. Nathdwara is the major centre of faith for millions of followers of the Pushtimarg propagated by Saint Vallabhacharya. A modern 'tourist interpretation and cultural centre' has been developed at Nathdwara, where tourists can experience various facets about the life of Shrinathji.

PM will also dedicate the permanent campus of Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota to the nation.

Prime Minister will dedicate and lay the foundation stone of multiple development initiatives worth around Rs 19,260 crores in Gwalior.

Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation the Delhi-Vadodara Expressway to boost connectivity across the country. It has been developed at a cost of about Rs 11,895 crores,as per the statement.

He will also lay the foundation stone for five different road projects worth over Rs. 1880 crores.

"Grih Pravesh of over 2.2 lakh houses built under PMAY - Gramin will be initiated by the Prime Minister. He will also dedicate houses constructed under PMAY - Urban at a cost of around Rs 140 crores," the statement added.

"One of the key focus areas of the government is to provide safe and adequate drinking water. Furthering this aim, Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Jal Jeevan Mission projects worth over Rs 1530 crores in Gwalior and Sheopur districts. These projects will together benefit over 720 villages of the region," the release added.

"In a step that will further boost the health infrastructure, Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of nine health centres under Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission. They will be developed at a cost of over Rs 150 crores," it said.

Prime Minister will dedicate the academic building of IIT Indore and lay the foundation stone for hostel and other buildings in the campus.

Further, Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Multi-Modal Logistics Park at Indore. He will also dedicate various projects inducing Integrated Industrial Township in Ujjain, IOCL bottling plant, Atal Bihari Vajpayee Divyang Sports Training Centre at Gwalior, among others. (ANI)

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