PM Modi laid the foundation stone for the third metro line between Hinjewadi and Shivajinagar in Pune.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Maharashtra today where he laid the foundation stone to launch infrastructure and housing projects worth Rs 41,000 crore. In Kalyan, PM Modi laid the foundation stone of two metro corridors -Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan metro and Dahisar-Mira-Bhayander metro.
Initiating the City and Industrial Development Corporation's (CIDCO) housing project for 90,000 poor and middle-class people, PM Modi said his government is planning and running schemes to raise the lifestyle of the poor. The housing scheme offers around 89,771 affordable homes under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
The estimated cost of two metro projects has been pegged to be of more than Rs 33,000 crore, while housing projects for more than 90,000 poor and middle-class people were launched in Thane on Tuesday.
In Pune, PM Modi laid the foundation stone for the third metro line between Hinjewadi and Shivajinagar, being implemented by the Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority on a public-private partnership basis.
Here are the highlights of PM Modi's visit to Maharashtra
After laying the foundation stone of two metro rail corridors today, PM Modi said that by 2024, Mumbai will have 275-km long metro line. "In the coming three years, 35-km long metro line will be added to the existing network. By 2024, Mumbai will have a 275-km long metro line," PM Modi said while addressing a gathering in Thane.
"We have the infrastructure required for the fourth industrial revolution, and an army of young innovative minds, like the youngsters present here today," news agency ANI quoted PM Modi.
PM Modi, who is in Pune, said that more cities in Maharashtra will be brought under the ambit of metro services in the time to come.
PM Modi lays foundation stone of two metro corridors - Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan Metro and Dahisar-Mira-Bhayander Metro and CIDCO housing scheme in Maharashtra
PM Modi releases "Timeless Laxman", based on cartoonist RK Laxman, in Mumbai
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today lay the foundation stone for two metro corridors in Mumbai and one metro corridor in Pune. The Mumbai Metro 5 would run between Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan and Metro 9 would run on Dahisar-Mira-Bhayander route. In Pune, the new metro corridor would run between Hinjewadi and Shivajinagar.
PM Modi will also will launch 90,000 units under the EWS (Economically Weaker Section) and LIG (Low Income Group) housing scheme
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Mumbai
The Rs 8,313-crore 23-km long third metro line in Pune between Hinjewadi and Shivajinagar will connect the busy information technology (IT) part with Shivajinagar, where it will meet the other two metro lines
The 10.3-km elevated Dahisar-Mira Bhayander metro-9 corridor, comprising eight stations, is expected to be completed by 2022, and the cost of the project is estimated at Rs 6,607 crore.
The Rs 8,416-crore 24.9-km long Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan metro-5 corridor is expected to carry around 2.29 lakh commuters daily in 2021, with the entire system designed for six-coach trains. The corridor will have 17 stations.