File PicPrime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Haldwani in Uttarakhand on the 30th December. He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of 23 projects worth over 17 thousand 500 crore rupees. Among the 23 projects, a foundation stone will be laid for 17 projects worth over 14 thousand 100 crore rupees. These projects cover a wide array of sectors and areas across the state including irrigation, road, housing, health infrastructure, industry, sanitation, and drinking water supply.
PM Modi’s vision to prioritise long-pending projects is the force behind the project’s foundation stone being laid. This project of national importance will enable irrigation of about 34,000 hectares of additional land, produce 300 MW hydropower and supply drinking water to the six states of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. In line with the Prime Minister’s vision to improve connectivity at far-flung places of the country, inauguration and foundation stone laying of multiple road sector projects worth about 8700 crore rupees would be done.