Modi to Launch Multiple Development Projects Worth Over Rs 6250cr in UP on Friday

Source: ANI

The Prime Minister will be visiting Mahoba and Jhansi districts, and launch projects aimed at water alleviation and cheap electricity.

Tanya Savkoor

New Delhi, November 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Mahoba and Jhansi districts in Uttar Pradesh, and launch multiple projects worth Rs. 6250 on November 19, that will alleviate water shortage and bring cheaper electricity.

In Mahoba, the Prime Minister will launch the Arjun Sahayak Project, Ratauli Weir Project, Bhaoni Dam Project and Majhgaon-Chilli Sprinkler Project. “The cumulative cost of these projects is more than Rs 3250 Crore and their operationalisation will help in the irrigation of around 65000 hectares of land in the districts of Mahoba), Hamirpur, Banda and Lalitpur, benefitting lakhs of farmers of the region. These projects will also provide potable drinking water to the region,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. 

Mr. Modi will also participate in a programme during which he will lay the foundation stone of a 600 MW Ultramega Solar Power Park at Garautha in Jhansi. It is being constructed at a cost of over Rs 3000 crore, and will help provide the dual benefits of cheaper electricity and grid stability. 

He will also inaugurate the Atal Ekta Park in Jhansi, built at a cost of over Rs 11 crore, and is spread across an area of about 40,000 square metres. The park will house a library, as well as a statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, after whom the park is named. The statue has been built by the renowned sculptor Shri Ram Sutar, the man behind the Statue of Unity. 

Source: ANI