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Sounding poll bugle, PM Modi to lay foundation stone of Rs 42,750 Cr worth projects in Punjab – Ferozepur News

One of the highway corridors will halve the journey time from 12 hours from the nationwide capital to spiritual websites in Punjab, comprising Amritsar and Sultanpur Lodhi, and to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir’s Katra.

Just hours forward of his go to, Modi tweeted, “I look forward to being among my sisters and brothers of Punjab today. At a programme in Ferozepur, the foundation stone of development works worth Rs 42,750 crore would be laid, which will improve the quality of life for the people.”

After paying obeisance to freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on the memorial in Hussainiwala, about 260 km from the state capital Chandigarh, the Prime Minister will lay the stones and deal with a public assembly.

Modi final visited Hussainiwala in March 2015, the place the final rites of the three freedom fighters have been held after they have been hanged in Lahore on March 23, 1931.

The Prime Minister will probably be accompanied by his Cabinet colleagues — Nitin Gadkari and Hardeep Singh Puri, apart from Punjab Governor Banwari Lal Purohit, Chief Ministers of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh, Charanjit Channi, Manohar Lal and Jairam Thakur, respectively, and Lieutenant Government of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha.

As per the official programme, Prime Minister Modi round 1 p.m. will lay the foundation stone of a number of improvement projects that embody the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway; 4 laning of Amritsar-Una highway part; Mukerian-Talwara new broad gauge railway line; PGI Satellite Centre in Ferozepur and two medical faculties in Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur.

The constant endeavour of the Prime Minister to enhance connectivity all throughout the nation has led to a number of nationwide freeway improvement initiatives being taken up in Punjab, stated an official assertion.

It has resulted in greater than doubling the overall size of nationwide highways in the state from about 1,700 km in 2014 to greater than 4,100 km in 2021.

In continuation of such efforts the foundation stone of two main highway corridors will probably be laid in Punjab. This can even be a step in direction of fulfilling the Prime Minister’s imaginative and prescient to improve accessibility to main spiritual centres.

The 669 km-lengthy Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway will probably be developed at a complete value of about Rs 39,500 crore. It will halve journey time from Delhi to Amritsar and Delhi to Katra.

The Greenfield Expressway will join key Sikh spiritual websites at Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib, Tarn Taran and the holy Hindu shrine of Vaishno Devi in Katra.

The expressway can even join key financial centres like Ambala Chandigarh, Mohali, Sangrur, Patiala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Kathua and Samba in the states and UTs of Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.

The 4-laning of Amritsar-Una part will probably be performed on the value of round Rs 1,700 crore. The 77-km lengthy part is a component of the bigger Amritsar to Bhota hall spanning throughout the longitudinal expanse of northern Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, connecting 4 main nationwide highways, specifically Amritsar-Bhatinda-Jamnagar Economic Corridor, Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway, North-South Corridor and Kangra-Hamirpur-Bilaspur-Shimla Corridor.

It will assist in enhancing the connectivity of spiritual websites at Ghoman, Shri Hargobindpur and Pulpukta Town (dwelling to the well-known Gurdwara Pulpukta Sahib).

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of a brand new broad gauge railway line between Mukerian and Talwara of round 27 Km in size, to be constructed at a price of over Rs 410 crore.

The railway line will probably be an extension of Nangal Dam-Daulatpur Chowk railway part. It will present an all-weathered means of transportation in the realm.

This challenge additionally holds strategic significance as it can serve instead route to Jammu and Kashmir, becoming a member of the present Jalandhar-Jammu Railway line at Mukerian.

The challenge will show particularly helpful for the folks of Hoshiarpur in Punjab and Una in Himachal Pradesh. It will give a lift to tourism in the area, and supply ease of connectivity to hill stations in addition to to locations of spiritual significance.

Modi can even lay the foundation stone of new medical infrastructure in three cities of Punjab. The 100 bedded PGI Satellite Centre in Ferozepur, will probably be constructed at a price of greater than Rs 490 crore.

Two medical faculties at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur will probably be developed at a price of round Rs 325 crore every and with a capability of about 100 seats.

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