PM Modi to visit Telangana on 1 October to lay foundation stone for projects worth over ₹13,500 crore

It is also to be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will return to the state on 3 October for a public meeting in the Nizamabad district.

BySouth First Desk

Published Sep 29, 2023 | 4:16 PMUpdatedSep 29, 2023 | 4:17 PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Kashi Tamil Sangamam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Mahabubnagar in Telangana on 1 October to lay the foundation stone for several developmental projects worth more than ₹13,500 crore.

He is expected to reach Mahabubnagar at around 2.15 pm on 1 October, where he will lay the foundation stones of multiple developmental projects in important sectors like road, rail, petroleum and natural gas, and higher education.

It may also be noted that the PM will return to the state on 3 October for a public meeting in the Nizamabad district.

During the programme, the prime minister will also flag off a train service, through video conferencing.

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To lay the foundation stone for key projects

Modi will lay the foundation stone of key road projects which are part of the Nagpur–Vijayawada Economic Corridor.

The projects include the 108 km long four-lane access-controlled greenfield highway from Warangal to Khammam section of NH-163G and the 90 km long four-lane access-controlled greenfield highway from Khammam to Vijayawada section of NH-163G.

These road projects will be developed at a total cost of about ₹6,400 crore. The roads are projected to reduce travel distance between Warangal and Khammam by about 14 km; and between Khammam and Vijayawada by about 27 km.

The prime minister will also lay the foundation stone for the four-laning of the 59-km Suryapet-to-Khammam section of NH-365BB.

Built at a cost of about ₹2,460 crore, the project is a part of Hyderabad–Visakhapatnam Corridor, developed under the Bharatmala Pariyojana.

It is also expected to provide better connectivity to Khammam district and coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh.

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The Jaklair-Krishna railway line

During the visit, the prime minister will also inaugurate the laying of the 37-km Jaklair–Krishna New Railway Line.

Being built at a cost of more than ₹500 crore, the new rail line section is expected to bring areas of the backward district of Narayanpet into the Railway Map for the first time.

He will also flag off the inaugural Hyderabad-Raichur-Hyderabad train service running from the Krishna station via video conferencing.

The train service will connect the Hyderabad, Rangareddy, Mahabubnagar, and Narayanpet districts in Telangana with the Raichur district in Karnataka.

The service will provide first-time rail connectivity to several new areas in the backward districts of Mahabubnagar and Narayanpet, benefiting students, daily commuters, labourers, and the local handloom industry in the region.

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Pipeline projects

In a move to improve logistics efficiency in the country, a foundation stone will be laid for important oil and gas pipeline projects, during the programme. Prime Minister will also inaugurate the Hassan-Cherlapalli LPG Pipeline Project.

Being built at a cost of about ₹2,170 crore, the LPG pipeline, from Hassan in Karnataka to Cherlapalli (a suburb of Hyderabad), provides a safe, cost-efficient, and eco-friendly mode of LPG transportation and distribution in the region.

He will also lay the foundation stone of Multi- Product Petroleum Pipeline of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) from Krishnapatnam to Hyderabad (Malkapur).

The 425-km-long pipeline will be built at a cost of ₹1,940 crore. The pipeline will provide a safe, faster, efficient and environmentally friendly mode of petroleum products in the region.

Prime Minister will also inaugurate five new buildings of the University of Hyderabad (UoH). The buildings are the School of Economics, the School of Mathematics & Statistics, the School of Management Studies, Lecture Hall Complex – III, and Sarojini Naidu School of Arts & Communication (Annexe).

The upgradation of the infrastructure of the UoH is a step towards providing improved facilities and amenities to the students and faculty.