Hyderabad, July 28: On his maiden visit to Telangana on August 7, Prime Minster Narendra Modi will launch the state's flagship Bhageeratha programme aimed at providing piped drinking water to every household.
According to a statement from the Chief Minister's Office, the Prime Minister will participate in various programmes to be held in Gajwel, in Medak district, the assembly constituency of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.
According a CMO statement, Modi will reach Begumpet airport of Hyderabad at 2.20 pm. He will arrive in Gajwel by a helicopter at 3 pm.
During the visit of one and a half hours to Gajwel, the Prime Minister will remotely inaugurate or lay foundation stone for various projects in different parts of the state.
He will lay the foundation stone for two additional 1,600 MW power plants by the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) at Ramagundam in Karimnagar district. He will also lay the foundation stone for a fertiliser plant in Ramagundam.
Modi will dedicate to the nation the 1,200 MW plant of Singareni Collieries Company in Adilabad district and inaugurate Kalojinarayan Health University in Warangal.
He will also lay the foundation stone for Manoharabad-Kuttapally railway line.
The Prime Minister will address a public meeting in Gajwel before returning to Hyderabad at 4.30 p.m. He will return to Delhi at 6.40 p.m.
This will be Modi's first visit to Telangana since assuming office over two years ago.
During his meeting with Modi last week in New Delhi, Chandrasekhar Rao had invited the Prime Minister to visit the state.