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PM Narendra Modi goes to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry to inaugurate multiple development projects | India News

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Puducherry and Tamil Nadu on Thursday morning, where he is scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for various development initiatives.
“Leaving for Puducherry and Tamil Nadu to inaugurate development works that will promote ‘Ease of life’ and economic growth,” the Prime Minister tweeted.
According to an official statement, around 11:30 a.m., the Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for various development initiatives in Puducherry. At around 4pm, he will dedicate himself to the nation and lay the foundation stone for multiple infrastructure projects worth more than Rs 12,400 crore in Coimbatore.
Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are likely to take place between April and May. However, the electoral commission has not yet announced the final dates.
The Prime Minister will lay the first stone for the development of the Port Menor 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 the prime minister’s visit.In Tamil Nadu, around 4 pm, he will dedicate the new project to the nation of Neyveli thermal energy.
“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 crore, the head power plant The well 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 power 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.

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