New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be launching various mega projects during his two-day visit to Varanasi, Azamgarh and Mirzapur districts starting tomorrow.
In Azamgarh, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of 340 kms-long Poorvanchal Expressway. This road will connect Lucknow with various important towns of Eastern Uttar Pradesh including Barabanki, Amethi, Sultanpur, Faizabad, Ambedkar Nagar, Azamgarh, Mau and Ghazipur in the coming days.
This project will also connect Delhi via expressway to several major towns and cities situated in the state such as Noida.
Prime Minister Modi in his constituency, Varanasi, will also pave the path for several important projects worth over Rs 900 crore during his visit.
Among the important projects to be dedicated are the Varanasi City Gas Distribution Project and the Varanasi-Ballia EMU train. The foundation stone will be laid for the Panchkoshi Parikrama Marg and several projects under the Smart City Mission and Namaami Gange.
Prime Minister Modi is also expected to lay the foundation stone for an International Convention Centre in the region.
In a separate event, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will release a book titled “Meri Kashi” in the presence of the Prime Minister.
On July 15, Prime Minister Modi will pay a visit to Mirzapur, where he will dedicate the Bansagar Canal Project to the country. This project is expected to give a major boost to irrigation in the region, and will also ease the lives of farmers residing in the region and also of Allahabad district.
At Mirzapur, Prime Minister Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Mirzapur Medical College.
He will also dedicate a bridge over the River Ganga at Balughat, Chunar, which will facilitate connectivity between Mirzapur and Varanasi.(ANI)