- Will lay foundation stone for nine projects worth Rs 2,950 crore
- 2,387 mobile towers built at a cost of Rs 1,100 crore will also be dedicated to the public
- Will inaugurate 13 projects worth Rs 1,850 crore
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tripura and Manipur today. While the Prime Minister will gift 22 projects worth 4 thousand 800 crores to Manipur before the elections, he will also inaugurate the new terminal building of the airport in Tripura, besides launching two important development schemes.
In Manipur, PM Modi will inaugurate 13 projects worth Rs 1,850 crore and lay the foundation stone for nine projects worth Rs 2,950 crore. These projects are related to diverse sectors including road infrastructure, drinking water supply, health, urban development, housing, information technology, skill development and arts and culture. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for five national highways to be built at an estimated cost of over Rs 1,700 crore, like ongoing projects across the country to improve connectivity.
Another important project is a steel bridge over Barak river on National Highway-37 at a cost of Rs 75 crore which will increase connectivity from Imphal to Silchar and will be inaugurated by PM Modi. The Prime Minister will also dedicate 2,387 mobile towers to the people of Manipur, built at a cost of about Rs 1,100 crore, to improve mobile connectivity.
Along with this, PM Modi will also inaugurate the projects of drinking water supply in the state. These include Rs 280 crore water transmission system of Thobal Multipurpose Project. Another project will provide clean drinking water to residents of 10 areas of Tamenglong district at a cost of Rs 65 crore. Modi will also inaugurate “Senapati District Headquarters Water Supply Scheme” at a cost of Rs 51 crore.
The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of a cancer hospital to be built in Imphal at a cost of Rs 160 crore. He will also inaugurate a 200-bed COVID hospital in Kiamgei. As part of efforts to revitalize Indian cities, Modi will launch several projects under the “Imphal Smart City Mission”. The PMO said that Modi will also lay the foundation stone of the Center for Invention, Innovation, Incubation and Training (CIIIT). This project is the biggest initiative of public-private partnership in the state and it will give a big boost to the information technology sector and will also generate employment opportunities in the state. The PMO said that Modi will lay the foundation of two projects to strengthen the handloom industry in Manipur.