PM Modi to lay structure rocks of several growth jobs in Punjab

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By PTI

BRAND-NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will certainly go to Ferozepur in Punjab on Wednesday as well as lay the structure rocks of growth jobs worth over Rs 42,750 crore, consisting of the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway as well as a PGI satellite centre, in the city.

The jobs additionally consist of four-laning of the Amritsar–Una area, Mukerian-Talwara wide scale train line as well as 2 brand-new clinical universities at Kapurthala as well as Hoshiarpur, the PMO stated on Monday.

Modi’s browse through thinks value as the state is gone to setting up surveys, as well as the BJP has actually signed up with hands with previous chief minister Amarinder Singh as well as the Akali intrigue headed by Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa to tackle competing events.

Ahead of Modi’s browse through, the PMO stated his constant effort to boost connection throughout the nation has actually caused several nationwide freeway growth jobs being used up in Punjab.

It has actually led to greater than increasing the complete size of nationwide freeways in the state from concerning 1,700 kilometre in 2014 to greater than 4,100 kilometres in 2021.

In extension of such initiatives the structure rock of 2 significant roadway passages will certainly be stocked Punjab, it stated.

This will certainly additionally be an action in the direction of meeting the prime minister’s vision to boost ease of access to significant spiritual centres.

The 669-km-long Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway will certainly be created at a price of concerning Rs 39,500 crore, as well as it will certainly cut in half the traveling time from Delhi to Amritsar as well as Delhi to Katra, the PMO stated.

The greenfield expressway will certainly attach essential Sikh spiritual websites at Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib, Tarn Taran as well as the divine Hindu temple of Vaishno Devi in Katra.

The expressway will certainly additionally attach essential financial centres like Ambala Chandigarh, Mohali, Sangrur, Patiala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Kathua as well as Samba in Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab as well as Jammu as well as Kashmir.

The four-laning of Amritsar–Una area will certainly be done at the expense of around 1,700 crore.

The 77-km-long area belongs to the bigger Amritsar to Bhota hallway covering throughout the longitudinal stretch of north Punjab as well as Himachal Pradesh, attaching 4 significant nationwide freeways, specifically Amritsar-Bhatinda-Jamnagar financial hallway, Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway, North-South hallway as well as Kangra-Hamirpur-Bilaspur-Shimla hallway.

It will certainly aid in enhancing the connection of spiritual websites at Ghoman, Shri Hargobindpur as well as Pulpukta Town (house to the well-known Gurudwara Pulpukta Sahib), the PMO stated.

He will certainly additionally lay the structure rock of a brand-new wide scale train line in between Mukerian as well as Talwara of around 27 kilometres in size, to be developed at a price of over Rs 410 crore.

The train line will certainly be an expansion of Nangal Dam-Daulatpur Chowk train area as well as will certainly offer an all-weather methods of transport in the location.

This task additionally holds calculated value as it will certainly act as an alternate path to Jammu as well as Kashmir, signing up with the existing Jalandhar-Jammu Railway line at Mukerian.

The task will certainly show particularly useful for individuals of Hoshiarpur in Punjab as well as Una in Himachal Pradesh.

It will certainly supercharge tourist in the area as well as offer simplicity of connection to hillside terminals in addition to to locations of spiritual value, the PMO stated.

It included that in accordance with the prime minister’s effort to offer top quality clinical centers throughout the nation, brand-new clinical facilities jobs in 3 communities of Punjab will certainly be laid.

The 100 bedded PGI satellite centre at Ferozepur will certainly be developed at a price of greater than Rs 490 crore.

Two clinical universities at Kapurthala as well as Hoshiarpur will certainly be created at a price of around Rs 325 crore each as well as with an ability of concerning 100 seats.

These universities have actually been accepted in Phase-III of the centrally funded plan “establishment of new medical colleges attached with district/referral hospitals”, the PMO stated.

A total amount of 3 clinical universities have actually been accepted for Punjab under this plan, as well as the university accepted at SAS Nagar in Phase-I is currently useful, it stated.