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Infra projects in Tamil Nadu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  will dedicate to the nation five projects worth over Rs 2900 crore, during his visit to Chennai on May 26th

The 75 km long Madurai-Teni (Railway Gauge Conversion Project), built at a project cost of over Rs. 500 crore, will facilitate access and give a boost to tourism in the region. The 30 km long third railway line between Tambaram - Chengalpattu, built at a project cost of over Rs. 590 crore, will facilitate running of more Suburban services, thus offering greater options and enhancing comfort for the travellers.

The 115 km long Ennore-Chengalpattu section and 271 km long Thiruvallur-Bengaluru section of ETBPNMT natural gas pipeline, built at a project cost of around Rs. 850 crore and Rs 910 crore respectively, will facilitate supply of natural gas to consumers as well industries in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

Most of these projects were sanctioned by the UPA government but suffered paucity of funds during the last few years and have been commissioned now.

He will also witness inauguration of 1152 houses constructed as part of  Light House Project - Chennai,  built at a cost of Rs 116 crore under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban.

Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of six projects, being built at a cost of over Rs. 28,500 crore.

Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of a Multi Modal Logistic Park at Chennai worth over Rs. 1400 crore. It will provide seamless intermodal freight movement and also offer multiple functionalities. This project has also been in the consideration stage for the past five years. The AIMS Madurai project for which Prime Minister Modi had laid the foundation way back in 2019 is yet to take off.

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