Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a visit to Solapur district of Maharashtra to inaugurate a host of infrastructure projects. He will dedicate the nation the four-laned section of Solapur-Tuljapur-Osmanabad Highway, which will connect the Marathwada region. PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for the housing project under the Central Government’s Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. More than 30000 houses for needy people will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs. 1811.33 crore.
Under the Modi government’s Swachh Bharat Mission, the Prime Minister will inaugurate an underground sewerage system and three sewage treatment plants in Solapur that will increase sewer coverage of the town as well as improve sanitation in the city.
PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for the combined project of improvement in sewerage system and water supply under the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT).
On Tuesday, the Prime Minister of India has already informed the country of his programme in Solapur. PM Modi tweets, “I look forward to visiting Solapur tomorrow (Wednesday) in connection with following development works: Dedication of four-laning of Solapur-Osmanabad section of NH-211. Foundation Stone of 30,000 houses under PMAY. The launch of underground Sewerage System, and three Sewage Treatment Plants.”
“The foundation stones of the following works will also be laid in Solapur: Underground Sewerage System under AMRUT Mission. Improvement in Water Supply and Sewerage System. Augmentation of Drinking Water Supply from Ujani Dam to Solapur City. These will greatly benefit citizens,” wrote PM Modi, adding that the projects would improve connectivity.
Later in the day, PM Modi will also visit Agra where he would unveil several projects. The Prime Minister tweets, “PM Modi will also visit Agra later in the day, where he would inaugurate a number of projects. “Tomorrow, I look forward to being among the people of Agra. The Gangajal Project pertaining to water supply will be inaugurated. It will improve the water supply, benefiting Agra residents and tourists. Projects relating to health, sanitation, education will also be inaugurated.”