PM Modi visits Assam and West Bengal today

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Assam and West Bengal on Monday to kickstart several development projects. PM Modi will announce some of the nation’s crucial projects of the oil and gas sector’ in the event of Assam that will be organised at Silapathar Dhemaji at 11.30 am.

Modi will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for engineering colleges during the event. After this, Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Hooghly, West Bengal where he will deliver a speech about inaugurating several railway projects.

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Assam

In Assam, Narendra Modi will discuss the INDMAX Unit at Indian Oil’s Bongaigaon Refinery, Oil India Limited’s Secondary Tank Farm at Madhuban, Dibrugarh and a Gas Compressor Station at Hebeda Village, Makum, Tinsukia. As per the reports, he will also inaugurate the Dhemaji Engineering College and lay the foundation stone for Sualkuchi Engineering College.

West Bengal

In West Bengal, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the extension of Metro Railway from Noapara to Dakshineswar virtually from the ground of Dunlop Factory, and flag off the first service on this stretch. This 4.1 km extension has been constructed at a cost of ₹464 crores and is totally funded by the central government. It will help to declutter the road traffic and improve urban mobility. This extension will help to get access to the two world-famous Kali temples at Kalighat and Dakshineswar, for lakhs of tourists and devotees.

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PM Modi is also expected to inaugurate the third line between Kalaikunda and Jhargram over a stretch of 30 km of the 132 km long Kharagpur-Adityapur Third Line Project of South Eastern Railway, which was sanctioned with an estimated cost of ₹1,312 crores.

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