Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a slew of metro projects in Maharashtra’s Mumbai and also launched a metro coach built indigenously under the Make in India programme.
PM Modi has inaugurated projects worth more than Rs 20,000 crore. He conducted the bhoomipoojan for metro line 10 (Gaimukh-Shivaji Chowk), line 11 (Wadala-Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus) and line 12 (Kalyan-Taloja) and the proposed Metro Bhavan in Aarey.
The coach has been built by Bharat Earth Movers (BEML) at its Bengaluru facility in 75 days. Maharashtra has pumped over Rs 1.2 lakh crore to build 14 metro corridors that stretches around 337-km.
The Prime Minister added that the country has never seen ‘infrastructure projects progress at this scale and speed.
PM Modi was accompanied by Governor B.S. Koshyari and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and was received by LSS President Mukund Chitale, committee members Rashmi Fadanvis, Mahesh Kale, Uday Tardalkar and others.Share this to your,