PM to launch projects worth Rs 31,400 cr in Tamil NaduThe Prime Minister will dedicate five projects worth over Rs 2,900 crore to the nation.

The 75 km long Madurai-Teni Railway Gauge Conversion Project, built at a project cost of over Rs 500 crore. The project will facilitate access and give a boost to tourism in the region.

The 30 km long third railway line between Tambaram-Chengalpattu, built at a cost of over Rs 590 crore. The 115 km long Ennore-Chengalpattu section and 271 km long Thiruvallur-Bengaluru section of ETBPNMT natural gas pipeline, are constructed at a cost of around Rs 850 crore and Rs 910 crore respectively.

The project will facilitate supply of natural gas to consumers as well industries in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.

The programme will also witness inauguration of 1,152 houses constructed as part of Light House Project in Chennai, built at a cost of Rs 116 crore under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Urban.

PM will also lay the foundation stone for six projects. These projects will be constructed at a cost of over Rs 28,500 crore.

This includes 262 km Bengaluru-Chennai Expressway to be built at a cost of Rs 14,870 crore. It will pass through the states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and help reduce travel time between Bengaluru and Chennai by two to three hours.

The four-lane double-decker elevated road connecting Chennai Port and Maduravoyal (NH-4), about 21 km long, will be constructed at a cost of Rs 5,850 crore.

Apart from this, 94 km four-lane Neraluru-Dharmapuri section of NH-844 and 31-km two-lane with paved shoulders of Meensurutti to Chidambaram section of NH-227 will be constructed. The projects will be taken up at a cost of about Rs 3,870 crore and Rs 720 respectively.

The foundation stones for redevelopment of five railway stations — Chennai Egmore, Rameswaram, Madurai, Katpadi and Kanyakumari, will also be laid. These projects will be completed at a cost of over Rs 1,800 crore.

PM will also lay the foundation stone of a Multi Modal Logistic Park at Chennai worth over Rs 1,400 crore.

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