Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi today where he will launch a number of ambitious projects including an ambitious "Urja Ganga", gas pipeline project and doubling of railway tracks on a busy route. He will also dedicate to the nation a dual rail engine that runs on both electricity as well as diesel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to gift the people ofKashi by launching a number of ambitious projects in the city.
PM Modi will visit his parliamentary constituency Varanasi on Monday and lay foundation stone for the 'Urja Ganga' project, aimed at providing piped natural gas (PNG) to all the households in the city.
The thirteen thousand crore rupees project plans to deliver gas in fifty thousand household which will be further increased to one and a half lakh connections.
PM Modi is also scheduled to flag off projects like doubling of railway tracks on the busy Allahabad-Varanasi section and expansion of the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) here besides laying foundation stone for a fully air-conditioned perishable cargo centre.
Government is taking initiative to connect the eastern states with National gas Grid and have initiated to lay down 2500 km long gas pipeline.
For this project seven cities have been identified so far and will be connected with Gas network and they are Varanasi, Patna, Ranchi, Kolkata, Bhubeneshwar, Jamshedpur & Cuttack.
The Prime Minister will address a rally in the city after the inuaguaration of several projects.