Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched infrastructure and housing projects worth about Rs 41,000 crore in Maharashtra. During his day-long visit to the state, Prime Minister Modi laid the foundation stone for two important metro corridors at a public meeting in Kalyan (Thane-Bhiwandi-Kalyan Metro and the Dahisar-Mira-Bhayander Metro).
Prime Minister also launched mass housing scheme worth 18,000 crore rupees which offers around 90,000 affordable homes for economically weaker sections under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY). Prime Minister Modi also visited Raj Bhavan in Mumbai to release a book titled “Timeless Laxman”, based on the famous cartoonist, RK Laxman.
Source- DD News
Static/Current Takeaways Important For IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2018:
- Maharashtra CM: Devendra Fadnavis, Governor: C Vidyasagar Rao.