Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will lay the foundation stone and inaugurate projects worth more than ₹10,800 crore in Karnataka and ₹38,800 crores in Maharashtra during his visit to the two states, his office said.
The prime minister to lay the foundation stone and inaugurate various development projects related to irrigation and drinking water and a national highway development project in Karnataka’s Yadgir district, a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office said.
The foundation stone of Yadgir multi-village drinking water supply scheme under the Jal Jeevan Mission would be laid at Kodekal, Yadgir district, Karnataka, in an effort to realize PM’s mission of providing safe and adequate drinking water through individual taps connecting to all the households.
The project will cost more than ₹2,050 crores and will provide adequate drinking water to about 2.3 lakh households of more than 700 rural habitations and three towns of Yadgir district, it said.
At around 5 pm, the prime minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple development initiatives in Mumbai. He will also inaugurate two lines of the Mumbai Metro and undertake a metro ride, the statement said.
“PM Modi will dedicate to the nation Mumbai Metro Rail Lines 2A & 7, worth around ₹12,600 crore. The metro line 2A connecting Dahisar E and DN Nagar (yellow line) is around 18.6 Km long, while metro line 7 connecting Andheri E – Dahisar E (red line) is around 16.5 km long,” the PMO said in a statement.
The PM will also lay the foundation stone of seven sewage treatment plants, which will be built at a cost of around ₹17,200 crores. These sewage treatment plants will be set up in Malad, Worli, Bhandup, Bandra, Versova, Dharavi and Ghatkopar.
He is also scheduled to inaugurate 20 ‘Hinduhridaysamrat Balasaheb Thackeray Aapla Dawakhana’ (dispensaries) in Maharashtra and will the lay the stone for redevelopment of three hospitals in Mumbai: 306-bedded Siddharth Nagar Hospital, Goregaon (West), 152-bedded Oshiwara Maternity Home and 360-bedded Bhandup Multi-speciality Municipal Hospital.