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Modi launches irrigation, railway, industrial infra works in Madhya Pradesh


BHOPAL: On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of irrigation projects worth over Rs 5500 crore in Madhya Pradesh. These projects include the Upper Narmada project, Raghavpur multi-purpose project, and Basaniya multi-purpose project.

The three projects will irrigate over 75,000 hectares of agricultural land in Dindori, Anuppur and Mandla districts, while augmenting the power supply and drinking water in the region. The PM also dedicated to the nation two micro-irrigation projects — Parasdoh project and Aulliya project — worth more than Rs 800 crore. These micro-irrigation projects will cater to the needs of more than 26,000 hectare of land in Betul and Khandwa districts.

PM dedicated to the nation three railway projects constructed at a cost of over Rs 2200 crore. These include projects for third line in Virangana Lakshmibai Jhansi – Jakhlaun & Dhaura – Agasod route; Gauge conversion project in New Sumaoli-Jora Alapur railway line; and project for Powarkheda-Jujharpur rail line flyover.

Modi also laid the foundation stone of multiple industrial projects worth about Rs 1000 crore across Madhya Pradesh. The projects include mega leather, footwear and accessories cluster at Sitapur of Morena district; Plug and play park for garment industry in Indore; industrial park in Mandsaur (Jaggakhedi Phase-2); and upgradation of industrial park in Pithampur of Dhar district.

The PM also dedicated to the nation coal sector projects worth over Rs 1000 crore including the Jayant OCP CHP Silo, NCL Singrauli, and Dudhichua OCP CHP-Silo.

The PM laid the foundation stones for six substations located in Panna, Raisen, Chhindwara and Narmadapuram districts. These substations will benefit the people of the region in eleven districts of the state — Bhopal, Panna, Raisen, Chhindwara, Narmadapuram, Vidisha, Sagar, Damoh, Chhatarpur, Harda and Sehore. The substations will also benefit the industries of Mandideep industrial area.

To strengthen the water supply systems in several districts, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for various projects worth about Rs 880 crore under AMRUT 2.0 and other schemes. The PM also dedicated to the nation project for augmenting the water supply in Khargone.

  • Published On Mar 4, 2024 at 08:11 AM IST

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