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Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
15-February-2019 15:38 IST
Prime Minister to visit Maharashtra tomorrow

PM to dedicate to Nation the Eklavya Model Residential School, at Nanded To Flag-off Ajni -Pune Train and Bhusaval- Bandra Khandesh Express Train PM to inaugurate Lower Panazara medium Project under PMKSY. Jalgaon-Udhana Doubling and electrification Rail Project to be inaugurated

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Yavatmal and Dhule, in Maharashtra, on 16 February 2019. He will unveil multiple projects in the state.

At Yavatmal

PM will inaugurate Eklavya Model Residential School, at Nanded through the press of button. The school has a total capacity of 420 students with the state of the art facilities. It will help in improving quality of education amongst tribal students and also provide an avenue for their overall growth and personal development.

PM will hand over the keys to selected beneficiaries for the  e-Gruh Pravesh of  houses constructed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY).

PM will flag-off Ajni (Nagpur)- Pune Train through video link. The train comprises of 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/ cheques under Maharashtra State Rural Livelihoods Mission (MSRLM) to women SHGs. MSRLM aims at social mobilization towards financial inclusion which help in ensuring farm and non-farm livelihoods opportunity through facilitation of door-step delivery of financial services.

 

At Dhule:

PM will later visit Dhule in Maharashtra.  There 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.   

PM will 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 PM. It will ensure water availability to boost industrial and commercial growth.

He will lay foundation stone of Dhule-Nardana railway Line and Jalgaon – Manmad 3rd Railway Line. PM will Flag-off    Bhusaval- Bandra Khandesh Express Train 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.

He will inaugurate Jalgaon-Udhana Doubling and electrification Rail Project. The project will increase the capacity of ferrying passengers as well as goods.  It will act as a catalyst for development of Nandurbar, Vyara, Dharangaon and other places on the section.

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