October 4, 2023


Imagination at work

PM to visit Punjab on Jan 5, lay foundation stone of Rs 42,750-cr projects

Primary Minister Narendra Modi will check out Ferozepur, Punjab on fifth January 2022 and at all around 1 pm will lay the basis stone of various improvement tasks worthy of much more than Rs 42,750 crore, informed the Primary Minister’s Office (PMO) on Monday.

According to the PMO, these tasks involve the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway four laning of Amritsar – Una area Mukerian – Talwara New Wide Gauge railway line PGI Satellite Centre at Ferozepur and two new health care faculties at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur.

The regular endeavour of the Primary Minister to increase connectivity all across the country has led to various countrywide highway improvement initiatives staying taken up in the condition of Punjab. It has resulted in much more than doubling the full length of National Highways in the condition from about 1700 kilometres in 2014 to much more than 4100 kilometres in 2021, said the PMO.

In continuation of such endeavours, the basis stone of two important highway corridors will be laid in Punjab. This will also be a action in the direction of satisfying the Primary Minister’s eyesight to enhance accessibility to important spiritual centres, it added.

As per the PMO, the 669-kilometre extensive Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway will be produced at a full price tag of about Rs 39,five hundred crore. It will halve vacation time from Delhi to Amritsar and Delhi to Katra.

The Greenfield Expressway will join essential Sikh spiritual web-sites at Sultanpur Lodhi, Goindwal Sahib, Khadoor Sahib, Tarn Taran and the holy Hindu shrine of Vaishno Devi in Katra. The expressway will also join essential economic centres like Ambala Chandigarh, Mohali, Sangrur, Patiala, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Kathua and Samba in the three states/UTs of Haryana, Chandigarh, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.

The four-laning of the Amritsar – Una area will be accomplished at the price tag of all around 1700 crore. The seventy seven-kilometre extensive area is section of the greater Amritsar to Bhota corridor spanning across the longitudinal expanse of Northern Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, connecting four important countrywide highways, specifically Amritsar-Bhatinda-Jamnagar Financial Corridor, Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway, North-South Corridor and Kangra-Hamirpur-Bilaspur-Shimla Corridor, said the PMO.

It will enable in strengthening the connectivity of spiritual web-sites at Ghoman, Shri Hargobindpur and Pulpukta City (residence to the well known Gurudwara Pulpukta Sahib).

The Primary Minister will lay the basis stone of a new Wide Gauge railway line in between Mukerian and Talwara of all around 27 Km in length, to be designed at a price tag of around Rs 410 crore. The railway line will be an extension of the Nangal Dam-Daulatpur Chowk railway area.

It will supply an all-weathered usually means of transportation in the space. This challenge also retains strategic worth as it will provide as an substitute route to Jammu and Kashmir, joining the existing Jalandhar-Jammu Railway line at Mukerian.

The challenge will establish primarily valuable for the folks of Hoshiarpur in Punjab and Una in Himachal Pradesh. It will give a enhance to tourism in the area, and supply simplicity of connectivity to hill stations as very well as to places of spiritual worth.

In line with the Primary Minister’s endeavour to supply environment-course health care amenities in all areas of the country, the basis stone of new health care infrastructure in three towns of Punjab will be laid. The a hundred Bedded PGI Satellite Centre at Ferozepur, will be designed at a price tag of much more than Rs 490 crore.

It will supply providers in ten specialities including Inner Medicine, Typical Surgery, Orthopedics, Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Ophthalmology, ENT and Psychiatry-Drug De-dependancy. The satellite centre will supply environment-course health care amenities at Ferozepur and the close by places.

Two Medical faculties at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur will be produced at a price tag of all around Rs 325 crore every and with a ability of about a hundred seats. These faculties have been permitted in Stage-III of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme ‘Establishment of new health care faculties attached with district/ referral hospitals.

A full of three Medical Schools have been permitted for Punjab underneath this Scheme. The higher education permitted at SAS Nagar in Stage-I is previously purposeful.

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