NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Tamil Nadu today to launch various development projects.
At Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, PM Modi will unveil multiple projects in roadways, railways and energy sector.
He will also dedicate and lay the foundation stones for five National Highways projects worth over five thousand crore rupees.
PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for the four laning of Vikravandi-Sethiyathopu section, Sethiyathopu-Cholopuram section and Cholopuram-Thanjavursection of NH-45C.
He will also lay the foundation stone for six laning of Karaipettai-Walajpet section of NH-4 and four laning of Avinashi-Tirupur-Avinashipalayam section of NH-381 to the nation.
As per the report, these projects are meant to strengthen the roadways and railway infrastructure in the state as a way for faster, efficient and cheaper transportation for people in Tamil Nadu.
The PM Modi will also dedicate the electrification of Erode-Karur-Tiruchchirapalli and Salem-Karur-Dindigul railway lines to the nation.
The electrification will help to reduce the GHG emission and reduce the travel time.
The PM will also dedicate the Ennore LNG Terminal with a capacity of 5 MMTPA. It will help in meeting the LNG gas demand in the state and neighbouring states.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also interact with the beneficiaries of the health insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat in the state.
As per the report, Modi will address a huge political rally at Vandalur near Chennai this afternoon.