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PM Modi launches infra projects worth Rs 13,500 crore in Telangana, ET Infra


NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched the foundation stone of various developmental projects and inaugurated completed structures with a combined value exceeding Rs 13,500 crore through video conferencing in Mahabubnagar district of Telangana.

Following the launch of these projects, the Prime Minister announced the establishment of the Samakka Sarakka Central Tribal University in Mulugu district, Telangana, at a cost of Rs 900 crore.

He also revealed that the Indian government has decided to establish a National Turmeric Board to benefit turmeric farmers.

PM Modi laid the foundation stone for critical road projects within the Nagpur-Vijayawada Economic Corridor. This includes a 108 km long four-lane access-controlled greenfield highway from Warangal to Khammam section of NH-163G and a 90 km-long four-lane access-controlled greenfield highway from Khammam to Vijayawada section of NH-163G, with a total estimated cost of about Rs 6,400 crore.

In addition, he inaugurated the newly four-laned 59 km long Suryapet to Khammam section of NH-365BB, developed at a cost of approximately Rs 2,460 crore as part of the Hyderabad-Visakhapatnam Corridor under the Bharatmala Pariyojana.

PM Modi also inaugurated the 37 km section of the Jaklair–Krishna New Railway Line, a project costing more than Rs 500 crore, which brings areas of the backward Narayanpet district onto the Railway map for the first time.

The ‘Hassan-Cherlapalli LPG Pipeline Project,’ constructed at an estimated cost of about Rs 2,170 crore, was also inaugurated. This LPG pipeline, connecting Hassan in Karnataka to Cherlapalli (a suburb of Hyderabad), offers a safe, cost-efficient, and eco-friendly means of LPG transportation and distribution in the region.

Additionally, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for the multi-product petroleum pipeline of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) from Krishnapatnam to Hyderabad (Malkapur), a project estimated at Rs 1,940 crore.

Among the newly inaugurated structures were five new buildings at Hyderabad University, including the School of Economics, School of Mathematics & Statistics, School of Management Studies, Lecture Hall Complex – III, and Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication (Annexe).

Furthermore, the PM flagged off the Hyderabad (Kacheguda)-Raichur-Hyderabad (Kacheguda) train service from Krishna station via video conferencing, facilitating connectivity between Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Mahabubnagar, and Narayanpet districts in Telangana and Raichur district in Karnataka.

State govt minting money from farmers in Telangana, says PM ModiCriticising the BRS government, PM Modi said that the people of Telangana are seeking change, as they desire tangible achievements instead of empty promises.

Addressing a public gathering in the region, Modi affirmed the BJP’s commitment to enhancing the quality of life for the people of Telangana. “Telangana yearns for transformation through a BJP-led government,” Modi said, adding that the state seeks change not just to rid itself of corruption but also to usher in a transparent and principled administration.

The Prime Minister also spoke on the recent passing of the ‘Nari Shakti Vandan Adhiniyam,’ which he believes will amplify the voice and influence of women, not only in Parliament but also in every state assembly.

  • Published On Oct 2, 2023 at 02:39 AM IST

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