Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Hyderabad to lay the cornerstone for a number of projects and deliver a speech to the general public on February 13.
He was supposed to visit the city on January 19, nonetheless, the visit was cancelled. The Prime Minister was scheduled to lay the cornerstone for multiple projects totalling more than Rs 7,000 crore as well as flag off the Secunderabad Visakhapatnam Vande Bharat Express and dedicate it to the country.
The Prime Minister practically flagged off the train on January 15 despite the visit being postponed. The other initiatives will be introduced while he is in the city on February 13.
He will lay the cornerstone for the Rs 699 crore modernization of the Kazipet Railway Periodic Overhauling Workshop and the Rs 521 crore redevelopment of Secunderabad Railway Station. The 85-kilometre-long Secunderabad-Mahabubnagar Railway doubling line will also be dedicated by the PM to the country. The project will cost Rs 1,410 crore.
He will also launch construction on the 60 km stretch of National Highway 167N between Mahabubnagar and Chincholi which would be widened and strengthened to 2/4 lanes. The project would be undertaken for a projected cost of Rs 704 crore.
A cornerstone will also be laid for the current Mahabubnagar-Chincholi section’s 42.57 km of expanding and strengthening to 4 lanes/2 lanes. The project is expected to cost Rs 632 crore. Additionally, Modi will lay the cornerstone for a Rs 513 crore project to widen the 45.95 km portion of NH-161B between Nizampet and Narayankhed and Bidar to two lanes.
At the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Hyderabad, the PM is also anticipated to dedicate construction projects worth Rs 2,597 crore. A technology research park, convention centre, information centre, guest house, lecture hall complex, and healthcare facility are among the projects.
They also comprise academic buildings, hostel structures, faculty and staff towers, hostels, and guest houses. After participating in a number of events, he will speak at a public gathering at the Parade Grounds in Secunderabad.
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