Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Udaipur to inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of several major projects whose total outlay is estimated to be over Rs 15,000 crore.
Here are the live updates-
These roads are not only connecting Rajasthan & the nation, they are gateways to progress: PM
With a tourist comes economic opportunities for the locals: PM
Good roads will help Rajasthan in particular. Tourism will get a big boost due to a strong roads network in the state: PM
Better roads will help our farmers immensely. This is one of the reasons why Atal Ji dreamt of a strong roads network across India: PM
To take India to newer heights, the role of infrastructure, railways, roads is very important: PM
Some projects being inaugurated were pending for years. Our focus is on timely completion. We will complete projects we begin: PM
I assure all those affected by floods in Rajasthan that the Govt of India is with you in this difficult time: PM
The number of projects being inaugurated today is a matter of joy: PM
We are standing shoulder to shoulder with the people of Rajasthan who are battling the floods. We have assured all possible support: PM
I am delighted to be in this Veer Bhumi. I bow to the brave people of this land: PM
PM Modi visits an exhibition on National Highway Projects; Union Minister Nitin Gadkari & Rajasthan CM also present
Rajasthan: PM Modi visits an exhibition in Udaipur on National Highway Projects; Union Minister Nitin Gadkari & Rajasthan CM also present. pic.twitter.com/rBMimvoaEo— ANI (@ANI) August 29, 2017
PM Modi arrives in Rajasthan's Udaipur; to inaugurate & lay foundation of key National Highway projects, to address a public meeting shortly
He visited the Pratap Gaurav Kendra which provides information, through various exhibits, about the life, valour and achievements of Maharana Pratap, the famous King of the erstwhile kingdom of Mewar.
“Tomorrow I will be visiting Rajasthan, the land of the brave, where I will inaugurate & lay the foundation of key National Highway projects,” Modi had tweeted on Monday night.
“I will address a public meeting in Udaipur. I will also visit the Pratap Gaurav Kendra and pay my respects to the great Maharana Pratap,” he had said in another tweet.
The prime minister inaugurated 11 completed National Highway projects, covering a total length of about 873 km, a Rajasthan government spokesman said in Jaipur. (With PTI Inputs)