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PM swamps NE with project offers

Guwahati/Itanagar/Agartala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi devoted projects worth more than Rs 20,000 crore to Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura, the 3 northeastern states that he visited on a two-day whirlwind excursion, on Saturday. This comes an afternoon after he faced adversarial black flag demonstrations here towards the Centre’s transfer to amend the Citizenship Act.
“A new India can be constructed only when the northeast is advanced,” the PM said in Arunachal Pradesh, kicking off the bounty for the northeastern states with projects worth more than Rs four,000 crore lined up for the state. He added that projects worth an extra Rs 13,000 crore have already begun in the state.

In a clear pitch for the birthday party sooner than the Lok Sabha election, the PM said his government had allocated Rs 44,000 crore for the area, double the money allotted by earlier UPA governments. “Compare us with the previous government and notice the adaptation,” he added.

The PM additionally laid the basis of Se La Tunnel that may provide all-weather connectivity to the Tawang Valley for civilians, in addition to safety forces, all the way through the yr. He additionally inaugurated DD Arun Prabha — a brand new 24-hour Doordarshan channel for the state — and devoted the 110-MW Pare Hydroelectric Plant to the nation.

During his seek advice from, Modi declared 100% household electrification in Arunachal beneath the Saubhagya Scheme and in addition laid the basis for an enduring campus of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) at Jote, close to here. He additionally inaugurated 50 health and wellness centres in the state from the IG Park here.

His next forestall was Changsari at the outskirts of Guwahati, the place he launched projects worth Rs 18,000 crore for boosting infrastructure, connectivity and financial expansion of the entire area. The North East Gas Grid undertaking, the basis of which he laid, will ensure that uninterrupted availability of natural gasoline around the area and boost industrial expansion in the area while the Hollong Modular Gas Processing Plant located in Tinsukia, which he inaugurated remotely from here, will ship 15% of the full gasoline produced in Assam.

In addition to the gasoline grid, Modi laid the basis stone for a 729-km gasoline pipeline from Barauni to Guwahati passing thru Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim and Assam, which will feed the gasoline pipeline community in the area. He additionally laid the basis of NRL Bio Refinery at Numaligarh, which would be the largest of 12 such refineries being arrange in the nation.

Modi additionally laid the basis of a six-lane bridge over the Brahmaputra, which on of entirety will reduce time between the two river banks from one and half hours to a trifling 15 minutes. “As a result of proactive steps of the NDA government, many long-pending projects like Bogibeel Bridge, Bhupen Hazarika Setu connecting Dhola-Sadiya and lots of different projects had been devoted to the provider of the nation,” he said. “Projects worth Rs 14,000 crore has been finished in oil and natural gasoline sector aside from ongoing projects to the music of Rs 9500 crore,” he added.

On the final leg of his go back and forth in Agartala, Modi devoted to the nation the 23-km Garjee-Belonia Railway Line at Swami Vivekananda Stadium, which he said will boost Tripura as the gateway to South and Southeast Asia. He additionally inaugurated the New Complex of Tripura Institute of Technology at Narsingarh.

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