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Maharashtra News LIVE Updates: Progress of states will power development of nation, says PM Modi in Nagpur

THE TIMES OF INDIA | Dec 11, 2022, 13:13:03 IST

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PM Narendra Modi flagged off the Nagpur-Bilaspur service of Vande Bharat Express at Nagpur railway station. The Prime Minister also dedicated the Nagpur Metro Phase I and took a ride from Freedom Park Metro Station to Khapri Metro Station, laid the foundation for the Phase II, of the project costing around Rs 15,000 crore. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also inaugurated the phase-I of Mumbai-Nagpur Samruddhi Mahamarg (super communication expressway) and take a tour of the new thoroughfare on Sunday. The 520 km-long phase I is part of the total 701 km super expressway project linking the state capital Mumbai with Nagpur, passing through 10 districts. Being constructed at a cost of around Rs 55,000 crore, it is among the country’s longest greenfield six-lane expressway and will slash the travel time between the two cities from the existing 16 hrs to just eight hours. The Prime Minister also dedicated the state-of-the-art AIIMS-Nagpur, built at a cost of over Rs 1,575 crore to the nation and laid the foundation stone of the National Institute of One Health Nagpur, to be built for over Rs 110 crore. Stay with TOI for all the latest updates:Read Less

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