Prime Minister will also mark Mumbai Metro Lines 2A and 7 at the cost of around Rs 12,600 crore. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Maharashtra and Karnataka on Thursday to lay the groundwork for and launch a Rs 38,000 crore project for development initiatives.
Numerous projects are aimed at developing infrastructure, facilitating urban travel, and strengthening health services in Mumbai, the financial capital of India.
“I look forward to visiting Karnataka and Maharashtra tomorrow, 19th January. Various development works will be inaugurated or their foundation stones will be laid. These works cover diverse sectors and will boost development,” an official statement said.
Prime Minister Modi will open two Mumbai subway lines 2A and 7 at Andheri’s Gundavali metro station and will take the subway at the station. Both lines cost around Rs 12,600 crores.
Metro line 2A connecting Dahisar E and DN Nagar in Andheri West (yellow line) is about 18.6 km long. Metro line 7 connects Andheri E and Dahisar E (red line) and is approximately 16.5 km long.
He will also launch the MUMBAI 1 Mobile app and the National General Mobility Card – Mumbai 1 (NCMC) to make travel easier. The mobile application can be displayed at the entrance gate of a subway station and supports digital payment for ticket purchase via UPI.
The NCMC card provides fast, contactless digital transactions, making the process easier and easier.