PM Modi to roll out road, rail projects worth Rs. 4,000 crore to spur growth in Madhya Pradesh tomorrow

    PM modi to visit MP
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madhya Pradesh tomorrow to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of highway and railway projects worth over Rs 4,000 crore in the state, according to a statement issued by his office.

    The Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation the project marking the completion of the doubling of the Kota-Bina rail route. The project, which has been built at an estimated cost of more than Rs. 2,475 crores, passes through Kota and Baran District in Rajasthan, and Guna, Ashoknagar and Sagar District in Madhya Pradesh. The additional railway line will increase capacity for better mobility and will help improve train speed along the route.

    He will also lay the foundation stone of two road projects at a cost of more than Rs. 1,580 crores. These include a four-laning road project connecting Morikori – Vidisha – Hinotiya and a road project that will connect Hinotiya to Mehluwa.

    PM Modi will arrive in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district in the afternoon where he will perform Bhoomi Poojan at Sant Shiromani Gurudev Shri Ravidas ji Memorial Sthal. He will then participate in a public programme at Dhana where he will lay the foundation stone for Sant Shiromani Gurudev Shri Ravidas ji Memorial.

    “Honouring prominent saints and social reformers has been a special hallmark of the work done by the Prime Minister. Driven by his vision, Sant Shiromani Gurudev Shri Ravidas ji Memorial will be constructed in an area of more than 11.25 acres and at a cost of more than Rs. 100 crores. The magnificent memorial will have an impressive art museum and gallery to showcase the life, philosophy and teachings of Sant Shiromani Gurudev Shri Ravidas ji. It will also have facilities for devotees visiting the memorial like Bhakt Niwas and Bhojanalay,” the statement said.

    (This article was first published in India Narrative)

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