Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently unveiled a series of development projects worth Rs 12,100 crores in is parliamentary constituency, Varanasi. These initiatives, spanning various sectors, reflect the government’s focus on transforming the city and fostering growth in key areas such as infrastructure, education, and more. PM Modi emphasized the need for schemes that address ground realities and expressed satisfaction in engaging with the beneficiaries to gather feedback and ensure the effectiveness of the initiatives.
Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction-Son Nagar railway line
One of the significant projects inaugurated by PM Modi was the Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction-Son Nagar railway line, a crucial part of the Dedicated Freight Corridor. Built at a cost of over Rs 6,760 crore, this new railway line will enable faster and more efficient movement of goods, thereby bolstering economic growth in the region. The development of transportation infrastructure is crucial for facilitating trade and commerce, and this project is expected to have a positive impact on the local economy.
Vande Bharat Express trains
Earlier PM Modi inaugurated two new Vande Bharat Express trains in Gorakhpur showcasing the government’s efforts to enhance rail connectivity and improve passenger experience. Vande Bharat Express trains are known for their speed, comfort, and advanced features, and their introduction in Gorakhpur will provide the residents with a reliable and efficient mode of transportation. The inauguration was made in a closing ceremony of the centenary celebrations of Gita Press in Gorakhpur. Gita Press, known for its significant contribution to the dissemination of Hindu religious literature, holds immense historical and cultural significance.
The unveiling of these projects and the government’s commitment to development demonstrate the BJP’s dedication to the progress of Varanasi and the surrounding districts. The initiatives in sectors such as infrastructure and education are crucial for driving economic growth, creating job opportunities, and improving the overall quality of life for the people in these regions.
Key takeaways for competitive examinations
- The first Vande Bharat train was flagged off on: February 15, 2019
- The route of first Vande Bharat train : New Delhi to Varanasi