As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit Karnataka and Maharashtra to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development projects, preparations are in full swing in both the states to welcome the PM.
PM Modi will make a visit to the Yadgiri and Kalaburagi districts of Karnataka in the morning hours and lay the foundation stone and inaugurate various developmental projects related to irrigation, drinking water and a National Highway development project at Kodeka in the Yadgiri district.
The foundation stone of the Yadgir multi-village drinking water supply scheme under Jal Jeevan Mission would be laid at Kodekal, Yadgiri district. A Water Treatment Plant of 117 MLD will be built under the scheme.
In the afternoon, PM Modi will reach Malkhed village of Kalaburagi district, where he will distribute title deeds (hakku patra) to 50,000 beneficiaries.
Later in the day, PM Modi will reach Mumbai by the evening to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of projects worth around Rs 38,800 crores in Mumbai. He will inaugurate two lines of the Mumbai Metro and also enjoy a metro ride.
During the visit, PM Modi will also launch MUMBAI 1 Mobile App and National Common Mobility Card (Mumbai 1). The app will facilitate ease of travel, can be shown at the entry gates of metro stations and supports digital payment to buy tickets through UPI.
The Prime Minister will further lay the foundation stone of seven sewage treatment plants, which will be set up in Malad, Bhandup, Versova, Ghatkopar, Bandra, Dharavi and Worli.
Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for the redevelopment of three hospitals in Mumbai viz 360-bedded Bhandup Multispeciality Municipal Hospital, 306-bedded Siddharth Nagar Hospital, Goregaon (West) and 152-bedded Oshiwara Maternity Home.
Prime Minister will start the road concretisation project for around 400 km roads of in Mumbai. PM will also lay the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus to decongest the southern heritage node of the terminus/
Notably, the Mumbai Police have banned drone, paragliders, remote control microlight aircraft flying activities from 12:01 am to 11 pm today. The police have also deployed 4,500 of its personnel in the western suburbs as a part of security arrangement. The Mumbai Police has further announced the deployment of four State Reserve Police Force (SRPF), and one unit each of the Anti-Riot Squad and Rapid Action Force, ahead of the Prime Minister's visit to the state.