PM Modi to launch projects worth Rs 38,000 cr, inaugurate two Metro rail lines during Mumbai visit

Mumbai:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stones of a string of projects worth more than Rs 38,000 crore aimed at developing infrastructure, easing urban travel, and strengthening healthcare during his visit to Mumbai on Thursday.

The PM will dedicate to the nation the Mumbai Metro Rail Lines 2A and 7, worth around Rs 12,600 crore. He will also travel in a Metro train. He will also lay the foundation stones for seven sewage treatment plants, a road concretisation project, and redevelopment of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus at a function to be held on the MMRDA grounds in the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), an official release said.

Flying activities, including use of drones, paragliders, and remote-controlled micro-light aircraft, will not be allowed under the limits of police stations at BKC and nearby areas in Mumbai from noon till midnight in view of the PM’s visit, police said. A few roads in the area will be closed for vehicles, while traffic will be diverted on some other routes, the traffic police said.