Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hand over the Arjun Primary Battle Tank (MK-1A) to the Military in Chennai at present. PM Modi will hand over to the Military the state-of-the-art the Arjun tank, which has been indigenously designed and developed, and manufactured by the Fight Autos Analysis and Growth Institution, DRDO together with 15 tutorial establishments, eight labs and several other MSMEs.
PM Modi may also inaugurate and lay the inspiration stones of a number of initiatives in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. These initiatives, together with the launch of a Chennai Metro undertaking and a petrochemical complicated in Kerala, will add essential momentum to the expansion trajectory of those states and assist hasten the tempo for them to understand their full growth potential.
Meeting polls in Tamil Nadu and Kerala are anticipated to be held in April-Might.
Throughout his go to, the prime minister will inaugurate the Chennai Metro Rail Part-I extension, accomplished at a price of Rs Three,770 crore, and fee passenger companies from Washermenpet to Wimco Nagar. This 9.05 km lengthy extension will hyperlink North Chennai with the Airport and Central Railway Station.
The PMO stated he may also inaugurate the fourth railway line between Chennai Seashore and Attipattu stations. This 22.1 km part, laid at a price of Rs 293.40 crore, traverses via Chennai and Thiruvallur districts and can ease up visitors from Chennai Port.
This part connects the Chennai Port and Ennore Port, and passes via main yards, offering operational flexibility for the motion of trains, the PMO stated.
Modi will inaugurate the electrification of a single-line part of 228 km, accomplished at a price of Rs 423 crore. This may allow free circulation of visitors with out the necessity for a change of traction between Chennai Egmore and Kanyakumari and would end in saving of Rs 14.61 lakh per day on gas value, it added.
He may also lay the inspiration stone for the extension, renovation and modernization of the Grand Anicut Canal System and the Discovery Campus of IIT Madras.
The canal is essential for irrigation within the delta districts and the modernization train will value Rs 2,640 crore, resulting in an enchancment in its water-carrying capability.
The Discovery Campus of IIT Madras shall be constructed at Thaiyur close to Chennai at an estimated value of Rs 1,000 crore within the first part over an space of two lakh sqm.
In Kerala, Modi will dedicate to the nation the Propylene Spinoff Petrochemical Venture (PDPP) of BPCL. It’ll produce acrylates, acrylic acid and oxo-alcohol, which at current are predominantly imported, and is anticipated to end in saving of about Rs Three,700-Four,000 crore each year in overseas alternate.
Constructed at a capital value of about Rs 6,000 crore, the PDPP complicated has been arrange near the refinery to attain integration of feedstock provide, utilities, off-sites and different amenities, the PMO stated.
It’ll profit the downstream sector in saving big prices because of the prepared availability of feedstock and optimized provide chain administration. With its commissioning, Kochi refinery will grow to be the primary Indian refinery to provide area of interest petrochemicals.
The prime minister will dedicate to the nation Ro-Ro vessels at Willingdon Islands, Cochin. The Worldwide Waterway Authority of India will deploy two new Roll-on/Roll-off vessels between Bolgatty and Willingdon Island on Nationwide Waterway-Three.
The Ro-Ro vessels — MV Adi Shankara and MV CV Raman — could have the capability to hold six 20-feet vehicles, three 20-feet trailer vehicles, three 40-feet trailer vehicles and 30 passengers every.
The service will profit commerce because of diminished transportation value and transit time, and also will result in diminished congestion on the roads of Kochi, the assertion stated.
The prime minister may also inaugurate the Worldwide Cruise Terminal ”Sagarika” at Cochin Port.
Located on the Ernakulam Wharf on Willingdon Island, it’s India”s first full-fledged worldwide cruise terminal. It has state-of-the-art amenities and has been constructed at a price of Rs 25.72 crore, the PMO stated.
“It’ll promote tourism, give a fillip to growth and can act as an efficient instrument for employment era, incomes income and overseas alternate,” it stated.
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