Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the last leg of the Chennai Metro Rail's Blue line and also gave go-ahead for the construction of underground metro stations through video-conferencing today. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minsiter O Panneerselvam were present at the inauguration.
The Prime Minister also announced modernization project for the Chennai International Airport, (Phase-II), a new integrated terminal building at Tiruchirappalli airport and a 100-bedded ESI hospital in Tirupur.
He also exclusively allotted to the BPCL Ennore Coastal installation, state-of-the-art and fully automated oil storage and distribution facilities, with a project cost of Rs 393 crore and a crude oil pipeline from Chennai Port to Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limted's Manali refinery.
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