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  • PM Modi to visit Puducherry on Thursday to inaugurate and lay foundation stone for several welfare projects

    Published on February 24, 2021

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Puducherry tomorrow (February 25) to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for several welfare projects to the value of more than Rs 3022 crore.


    Our Correspondent reports, according to an official release, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for 4 laning of NH 45-A (56 kms from Sattanathapuram – Karaikal (package of Villippuram to Nagapattinam project, covering Karaikal at a cost of Rs. 2426 crore.

    The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for the Jipmer Karaikal building to be constructed at a cost of Rs. 491 crore and to be completed by August 2022.

    Under the Sagarmala scheme, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for developing a minor port in Puducherry at a cost of Rs.44 crore. This project will give connectivity to Chennai and facilitate Cargo movement for industries in Puducherry.



    The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for a synthetic track at the Indira Gandhi sports complex here at an estimated cost of Rs.7 crores, besides inaugurating a Blood centre at JIPMER, which will function as a research laboratory and a training centre for short-term and continuous in all aspects of transfusion, at an estimated cost of Rs. 28 crore,



    The Prime Minister will inaugurate 100-bedded Sports Authority of India girls hostel at Lawspet for female athletes with an estimated cost of Rs 11.85 crore and and the reconstructed Heritage Marie building with an expenditure of Rs 14.83 crore.


    All these projects are in line with the vision of the Prime Minister for a New India and Atmanirbhar Bharat and will propel the growth in the Union Territory of Puducherry and help in realizing full development potential.