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PM Modi going on 5,000 km trip today to roll out big-ticket infra projects in Madhya Pradesh, Kerala

During his two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh and Kerala, PM Narendra Modi will launch several big-ticket development projects (File Pic. Courtesy ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit to Madhya Pradesh and Kerala to launch big-ticket development projects.

The Prime Minister will cover a 5,000 km journey during which he will also roll out projects in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu.

PM Modi will attend National Panchayati Raj Day celebrations in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa today where he will lay the foundation stone and inaugurate projects worth around Rs 17,000 crore, according to a PMO statement.

During the event, the Prime Minister will address all the Gram Sabhas and Panchayati Raj Institutions across the country.

PM Modi will inaugurate an integrated eGramSwaraj and GeM portal for public procurement at the Panchayat level.

The objective of eGramSwaraj – Government eMarketplace (GeM) integration is to enable the Panchayats to procure their goods and services through GeM, leveraging the eGramSwaraj platform.

The PM will hand over around 35 lakh SVAMITVA Property Cards to beneficiaries. After this programme, around 1.25 crore property cards would have been distributed under SVAMITVA Scheme in the country, including those distributed.

AS part of his vision of achieving ‘Housing for All’, the Prime Minister will participate in a programme marking the ‘Griha Pravesh’ of more than 4 lakh beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin.

He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various railway projects worth around Rs 2300 crore. The projects that will be inaugurated include 100 per cent rail electrification in Madhya Pradesh, along with various doubling, gauge conversion and electrification projects.

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the redevelopment of Gwalior station.

He will also lay the foundation stone of projects worth about Rs 7,000 crore under the Jal Jeevan Mission.

From Khajuraho, he will travel to Kochi, covering an aerial distance of about 1700 kilometres, to participate in the Yuvam Conclave.”

“Next morning, the PM will travel from Kochi to Thiruvananthapuram, covering a distance of about 190 Km. Here, he will flag off Vande Bharat Express and also dedicate and lay the foundation stone of various projects. From here, he will travel to Silvassa via Surat, covering about 1570 kilometres. There, he will visit NAMO medical college and will dedicate and lay the foundation stone of various projects,” the officials said.

PM Modi will then travel to Daman for the inauguration of Devka seafront, post which he will go to Surat, covering about 110 kilometres.

From Surat, he will travel back to Delhi, adding another 940 km to his travel schedule.

The power-packed schedule will see the Prime Minister travelling a staggering aerial distance of around 5,300 kilometres.