Projects worth Rs 18,000 crore launched by PM Modi

Saturday, 04 December 2021 | PNS | Dehradun

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and unveiled the foundation stones for various infrastructural and development works costing about Rs 18,000 crore in Uttarakhand.  The projects he inaugurated include the 120 MW Vyasi hydro electric project costing Rs 1,777 crore, 38 kilometre stretch of NH-58 widened from Devprayag to Srikot at a cost of Rs 257 crore, 33 kilomtre road widening and duct construction on NH 58 from Brahmapuri to Kaudiyala costing Rs 248 crore, landslide treatment on 500 metre stretch of NH-58 at Lambagad costing Rs 108 crore, chronic landslide treatment on NH-58 at Sakanidhar, Srinagar and Devprayag costing Rs 76 crore, Himalayan cultural centre in Dehradun costing Rs 67 crore and state of the art perfumery and aroma laboratory at Centre for Aromatic Plants in Dehradun costing Rs 40 crore.

The projects for which the PM unveiled the foundations stones include the 175 kilometre Delhi-Dehradun economic corridor to be built at a cost of Rs 8,500 crore,  51 kilometre stretch from Delhi-Dehradun expressway to Haridwar costing Rs 2,100 crore, 50 kilometre Dehradun-Paonta Sahib road costing Rs 1,695 crore, 15 kilometre Haridwar Ring Road from Manoharpur to Kangdi costing Rs 1,560 crore, development of water supply, road and water drainage system costing Rs 724 crore in Dehradun, Haridwar medical college costing Rs 538 crore, development works in Badrinath costing Rs 220 crore, widening of 15 kilometre stretch of NH-119 between Najibabad and Kotdwar costing Rs 108 crore, construction of 132 metre bridge across the Ganga near Lakshmanjhula costing Rs 69 crore, child friendly city project costing Rs 58 crore in Dehradun and development works costing Rs 54 crore in Gangotri and Yamunotri.

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