Prime Minister Tamilnadu visit has marked by India Top trending hastag #gobackmodi in social media where more than million users expressed their opinion against PM Narendra modi
Amid tight security saw Chennaities preferred to sit in home and major Chennai roads were deserted in the amidst Modi flagged off the DMK Congress Government conceived and initiated project Chennai Metro Rail Project
Phase-1 extension from Washermanpet to Wimco Nagar, built at a cost of Rs 3,770 crore.
The 9.05-km extension of Chennai Metro will connect North Chennai with the airport and Chennai Central Railway Station.
Prime Minister Modi also inaugurated the fourth railway line between Chennai Beach and Attipattu.
The 22.1-km stretch, constructed at a cost of Rs 293.40 crore, that passes through Chennai and Thiruvallur districts. It will ease traffic in and around Chennai port. This section of the railway connects Chennai port and Ennore port.
Modi inaugurated the electrification of single-line railway section at Villupuram-Cuddalore-Mayiladuthurai-Thanjavur and Mayiladuthurai-Thiruvarur.
The electrification of this 228-km route, completed at a cost of Rs 423 crore, will ensure smooth traffic between Chennai Egmore and Kanyakumari without changing the traction.
Due to ever rising of fuel prices in India Railway authorities has reported that electrification will save fuel of about Rs 14.61 lakh per day.
Also Modi has laid the foundation stone for expansion, renovation and modernisation of the Grand Anicut Canal System here. Election bound Cheif Secretary of TN Government has spend extravagant full page advertisements in almost all dailies in first page
Government sources says this canal is very important for irrigation in the delta districts.
The canal will be modernised at a cost of Rs 2,640 crore, which will increase the water carrying capacity in the canals.
Social media activists question the status of AIIMS medical institution in Madurai whose foundation stone been laid during January 2019 by PM Modi with much fanfare just before Parliament 2019 elections but failed to see any construction activities but site remain silently idle
Modi also laid the foundation stone of the Discovery Campus of IIT-Madras.
The campus will be built at Thyyur near Chennai. In the first phase, construction of this campus to be built on an area of over 2 lakh square meters will cost Rs 1,000 crore.
According to government sources land for the project to be provided by Tamilnadu Government
Also PM Modi hands over indigenous Arjun tank to Army indigenously designed, developed, and manufactured by DRDO’s Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment here in Tamilnadu
Fifteen academic institutions, eight labs and several MSMEs were also involved in the project.
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