Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Varanasi, Kanpur and Ghaziabad on Friday to unveil multiple development projects in Uttar Pradesh. He will also address public gathering at all these places. Also Read - Rains Expose More Graves in UP, Officials Hold Cremations
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As per an official release on Thursday, PM Modi will visit the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in his parliamentary constituency Varanasi and lay the foundation stone of an approach road to the temple. This will be part of the beautification and strengthening process of the project.
After inspecting the project site, the prime minister will attend the National Women Livelihood Meet – 2019 at Deendayal Hastkala Sankul.
In Kanpur, PM Modi will unveil the Panki Power Plant, a 660-megawatt electricity generation and distribution unit and inaugurate a section of the Lucknow Metro Rail through a video link. Besides, he will also lay the foundation stone for Agra Metro Rail Project and address a gathering there, the release said.
In Ghaziabad, PM Modi is slated to inaugurate the Dilshad Garden- Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) section of the metro and flag-off a train from Shaheed Sthal station. The elevated metro corridor which consists of eight stations is a convenient mode of transport for people between the national capital and Ghaziabad. The corridor will ease traffic congestion.
Later, the prime minister will inaugurate the Hindon Airport Civil Terminal in Ghaziabad which will benefit the people of western UP and NCR as they will be able to avail domestic flights from Hindon. He will also lay the foundation stone of Delhi-Ghaziabad- Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS). This is one of the first, high-speed and high-frequency rail-based RRTS project aimed at greatly improving transport facility and creating many employment opportunities.
Some of the development projects that PM Modi will launch in Ghaziabad are in education, housing, drinking water, sanitation and sewerage management.
(With Agency inputs)