On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch projects worth over 8,000 crore in Telangana, ahead of the state elections later this year. These projects cover a variety of industries, including railways and thermal power plants.
“In line with the Prime Minister’s vision of increasing power generation with improved energy efficiency in the country, the first 800 MW Unit of phase 1 of Telangana Super Thermal Power Project of NTPC will be dedicated to the nation. It will provide low-cost power to Telangana and provide a boost to economic development of the state. It will also be one of the most environmentally compliant power stations in the country,” the prime minister’s office said in a statement.
PM Modi launched development projects worth more than Rs 13,500 crore in Telangana on Sunday in areas such as road, rail, petroleum and natural gas, and higher education in Mahbubnagar, Telangana.
On Monday, the prime minister will dedicate rail projects including the new railway line connecting Manoharabad and Siddipet, and the electrification project between Dharmabad – Manoharabad and Mahabubnagar – Kurnool. “The 76 km long Manoharabad-Siddipet rail line will boost the socio-economic development of the region, especially in the districts of Medak and Siddipet,” it said.
“The electrification project between Dharmabad – Manoharabad and Mahabubnagar – Kurnool will help in improving average speed of trains and will lead to environment-friendly rail transport in the region. The Prime Minister will also flag off Siddipet – Secunderabad – Siddipet train service, benefiting the local rail commuters in the region,” it added.
On Monday, Modi will dedicate NMDC’s steel facility at Nagarnar in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district to the country. Additionally, he will formally launch various train projects in the state and lay foundation stones.
Stay Update with FELA NEWS|
Source: LIVE Mint