PM to inaugurate NH projects in Rajasthan today
Jaipur, August 28: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Udaipur on Tuesday to lay foundation for various development projects and will address a gathering at Khel Gaon in Rajasthan's lake city.
Modi would lay the foundation stone for National Highway (NH) projects worth around Rs 15,000 crore in Rajasthan, the spokesperson said.
The PM would also dedicate 11 completed NH projects, covering a total length of about 873 km, to the nation, he added.
The completed projects include a six-lane cable-stayed bridge across the Chambal river at Kota. Modi would also perform the 'Bhoomi Poojan' (ground- breaking ceremony) for six NH projects, covering a distance of about 556 km, a release said.
Ahead of PM's visit, security has been beefed up at the Udaipur airport, Khel Gaon and along the route the prime minister's convoy would follow.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje arrived at Udaipur to take stock of the arrangements. She was accompanied by state home minister Gulab Chand Kataria, PWD minister Yunus Khan and DGP Ajit Singh during the inspection.