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PM Narendra Modi to open multiple development projects in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry tomorrow | India News


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday and will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for various development initiatives.
According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for 4 lanes of NH45-A – 56 kms Sattanathapuram – Nagapattinam package from Villupuram project to Nagapattinam covering Karaikal district in Puducherry around 11:30 A.M. The cost of capital that will be incurred in this project is approximately Rs 2,426 million.
It will also lay the foundation stone for the new Karaikal Campus, Phase I, Karaikal District Medical Faculty building (JIPMER). The estimated cost of the project is Rs 491 crore.
PM Modi will lay the first stone for the development of the minor port in Puducherry under the Sagarmala scheme. It will inaugurate the Blood Center at the Jawaharlal Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, which will function as a research laboratory and training center for the continuous and short-term training of blood bank personnel in all aspects of transfusion.
The school education department has announced a holiday for public and private schools, as traffic in the city has been diverted due to Prime Minister Modi’s visit tomorrow.
In Tamil Nadu, around 4 pm, he will dedicate the New Neyveli Thermal Power Project to the nation.
“It is a lignite-based power plant designed for a power generation capacity of 1000 MW, and has two units of 500 MW capacity each. Built at a cost of approximately Rs 8000 million, the power plant of The wellhead will use lignite as fuel from the Neyveli mines, which have sufficient lignite reserves to meet the project’s lifetime requirement. The plant has been designed to use 100% ash. The energy generated would benefit Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Puducherry, with Tamil Nadu holding a significant stake of around 65 percent, “the statement read.
The prime minister will also dedicate NLCIL’s 709 MW Solar Power Project, established on an area of ​​approximately 2,670 acres of land in Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Ramanathapuram and Virudhunagar districts to the nation. The project has been established at a cost of more than Rs 3,000 million.
He will lay the foundation stone for the extension, renovation and modernization of the Lower Bhavani Project System.
PM Modi will also inaugurate the 8 lanes of the Korampallam Bridge and the Rail Over Bridge (ROB) in the Port of VO Chidambaranar. He will lay the first stone for the design, supply, installation and commissioning of a 5MW onshore solar power plant connected to the grid at the port.
It will then inaugurate the homes built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) scheme and lay the first stone for the development of Integrated Command and Control Centers (ICCC) in nine smart cities, including Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, Thanjavur, Vellore, Tiruchirappalli . , Tiruppur, Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi.

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