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PM Modi to visit Hyderabad, Chennai today; To lay foundation stone, inaugurate 11 projects worth over Rs 31 thousand 500 cr in Tamil Nadu

  • Integrity Education, Delhi
  • 26, May 2022
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Hyderabad and Chennai today. Around 2 PM, Mr Modi will participate in the celebration of the completion of 20 years of Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and address the Graduation Ceremony of Post-Graduate Programme (PGP) Class of 2022. ISB was inaugurated on 2nd December 2001, by Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Regarded as one of the top B-schools in the country, ISB also collaborates with several Ministries and Departments of the Government to provide training and capacity building.

Around 5.45 PM, Mr Modi will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of 11 projects worth over 31 thousand 400 crore rupees in Chennai. The completed works that the Prime Minister is set to dedicate to the nation include five major infrastructure projects worth over 2,960 crore rupees.

The 75-km long Madurai-Theni Railway Gauge Conversion Project is one among them that has been built at a cost of over 500 crore rupees.

Another project is the 30-km long third Railway line between Tambaram and Chengalpattu, two of the key Chennai suburbs, built at a cost of over 590 crore rupees.

The natural gas pipeline project in the 115-km long Ennore-Chengalpattu section and 271-km long Thiruvallur-Bengaluru section, established at a total cost of 1,760 crore rupees will be commissioned by Mr Modi.

He will also inaugurate 1,152 houses constructed as part of the Light House Project in Chennai, built under the urban component of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana at a cost of 116 crore rupees.

Mr Modi will also lay the foundation stone for six projects worth 28,540 crore rupees. The main project include the 262-Km long Bengaluru - Chennai Expressway that will be built at a cost of over 14,870 crore rupees.

The 21-km long, four-lane, double-decker, elevated road connecting Chennai Port and Maduravoyal in the city, will be built at a cost of over 5,850 crore rupees.

The five Railway Stations at Chennai Egmore, Rameswaram, Madurai, Katpadi and Kanyakumari, will be redeveloped at a cost of 1,800 crore rupees.


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