Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Yavatmal and Dhule on Saturday and will unveil multiple projects in the State. He will also address people in Yavatmal and Dhule in Marathwada.
Security has been beefed up in both the cities ahead of his visit. Over 4000 jawans have been deployed in Yavatmal district where Modi will address a huge gathering.
In Yavatmal, PM Modi will inaugurate Eklavya Model Residential School, at Nanded through a press of button. It will help improving quality of education amongst tribal students and also provide an avenue for their overall growth and personal development.
PM will also hand over the keys to selected beneficiaries for the e-gruh pravesh of houses constructed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).
Besides, Modi will flag-off Ajni (Nagpur)- Pune Train through video link. The train comprises three tier air conditioned coaches and will provide overnight service between Nagpur and Pune. The foundation stone of roads under central road fund (CRF) will be laid through the press of button.
PM will also distribute certificates and cheques under Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) to women SHGs. MSRLM aims at social mobilisation towards financial inclusion, which help in ensuring farm and non-farm livelihoods opportunity through facilitation of door-step delivery of financial services.
PM will later visit Dhule where he will inaugurate Lower Panazara medium Project under PMKSY. The project was included in Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchan Yojana (PMKSY) in 2016-17. It has a total water storage capacity of 109.31 MCum with Irrigation Potential of 7585 hectares benefitting about 21 villages of Dhule district.
Modi will also lay foundation stone of Sulwade Jamphal Kanoli Lift Irrigation Scheme. This scheme envisages lifting 9.24 TMC of flood water from river Tapi in 124 days of monsoon season. It is proposed to irrigate 33367 hectares area of about 100 villages of Dhule district.
Foundation stone of Dhule City Water Supply Scheme under AMRUT will be laid by Modi. It will ensure water availability to boost industrial and commercial growth.
He will also lay foundation stone of Dhule-Nardana railway Line and Jalgaon – Manmad 3rd railway line. PM will flag-off Bhusaval- Bandra Khandesh Express through video link. It is an overnight train and will provide direct connectivity between Mumbai and Bhusawal. The train will run three days a week.
Besides, he will inaugurate Jalgaon-Udhana doubling and electrification rail project. It will act as a catalyst for development of Nandurbar, Vyara, Dharangaon and other places on the section.