Projects worth Rs. 106000 Cr Coming Up In Ahmedabad

  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for several developmental projects worth over Rs 1, 06,000 crores at the Dedicated Freight Corridor’s Operation Control Centre in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • The projects include railway infrastructure, connectivity, and petrochemicals.
  • The Prime Minister flagged off 10 new Vande Bharat trains and laid foundation stones for the Petrochemicals complex of Petronet LNG at Dahej.
  • The Prime Minister emphasized that the development projects are not for forming a government but for nation-building.
  • The Prime Minister highlighted the importance of railways in a nation becoming developed and economically competent.
  • The Prime Minister highlighted the transforming landscape of railways, including laying railway tracks at a fast pace, redevelopment of over 1300 railway stations, flagging off next-generation trains like Vande Bharat, NaMo Bharat, and Amrit Bharat, and unveiling modernized railway engines and coach factories.
  • The Prime Minister also highlighted the modernization-related initiatives of the railway, including the project of abolishing unmanned crossing and automatic signaling systems and moving towards 100% electrification.
  • The Prime Minister emphasized that the manufacturing of these railway trains, tracks, and stations is creating an ecosystem of Made in India.
  • The Prime Minister criticized those who link these initiatives with elections, stating that these projects are a mission of nation-building.
  • The Prime Minister presented Eastern and Western dedicated freight corridors as examples of development in the last 10 years, highlighting the importance of these corridors for agriculture, industry, export, and business.
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