PM Narendra Modi Unveils Development Projects Worth Rs 17,500 Crore In Assam

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PM Modi Unveils Development Projects Worth Rs 17,500 Crore In Assam

PM Modi unveiled development projects worth Rs 17,500 crore in Assam today.

Guwahati, Assam:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled development projects worth Rs 17,500 crore in Assam today.

The PM unveiled the projects strengthening the health, oil and gas, railway and housing sectors at a function in Jorhat.

He laid the foundation stone of projects under the Prime Minister’s Development Initiative for North Eastern Region (PM-DevINE) scheme. Among these projects are a Medical College and Hospital at Sivasagar and a Hemato-Lymphoid Centre in Guwahati.

He also laid the foundation stone for the capacity expansions of the Digboi Refinery from 0.65 to 1 mmtpa and Guwahati Refinery from 1.0 to 1.2 mmtpa, among others.

PM Modi inaugurated a new medical college and hospital at Tinsukia and the 718-km-long Barauni- Guwahati Pipeline, built at a cost of about Rs 3,992 crore.

He also inaugurated about 5.5 lakh homes under PM Awas Yojana-Gramin, constructed at a cost of about Rs 8,450 crore.

The PM also inaugurated railway projects worth more than Rs 1,300 crore in the state. Among these were the Dhupdhara-Chhaygaon section of the New Bongaigaon-Guwahati via Goalpara doubling project and the New Bongaigaon-Sorbhog section of the New Bongaigaon–Agthori doubling project.

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma were present at the programme.
 

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