PM Modi to be on a day-long visit to Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh today
In Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate important rail sector projects to the nation today.
Prime Minister’s emphasis on improving connectivity across the country will get a boost with the dedication to the nation of important rail sector projects worth more than Rs. 6 thousand crore in the public programme in Raigarh.
These projects include Chhattisgarh East Rail Project Phase-I, 3rd rail line between Champa to Jamga, 3rd rail line between Pendra Road to Anuppur and Merry-Go-Round system connecting Talaipalli Coal Mine to NTPC Lara Super Thermal Power Station.
The rail projects will provide impetus to socio-economic development by facilitating movement of passengers as well as freight traffic in the region.
During the programme, the Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of ‘critical care blocks’ in nine districts of Chhattisgarh. Besides, with an aim to address the health issues caused by sickle cell disease, especially among the tribal population, Prime Minister will also distribute one lakh sickle cell counseling cards to the screened population.