Prime Minister Modi inaugurates and lays foundation stone of 23 projects worth over Rs 17500 crore in Haldwani
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiinaugurated and laid foundation stones of 23 projects worth over Rs 17,500 crore in Haldwani in Uttarakhand on December 30, 2021.
PM also announced a new scheme worth Rs. 2,000 crore to be introduced for the overall development of the water, sewage, road, parking, and street lights infrastructure of Haldwani.
One of the project whose foundation stone was laid is the Lakhwar Multipurpose Project. This project was first conceived in 1976 and was pending for many years. It is to be built at a cost of about Rs. 5,750 crore. The plant will produce 300 MW hydro power to supply drinking water to the six states which are Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.
Apart from this, multiple road projects were also inaugurated or foundation stones were laid, including inauguration of three different stretches of the Chardham all-weather road which have been widened.
The foundation stone of AIIMS Rishikesh satellite centre was laid at Udham Singh Nagar and Jagjivan Ram Government Medical College at Pithoragarh.
Other foundation stone included Aroma Park at Kashipur and Plastic Industrial Park at Sitarganj
Several other projects related to housing, sanitation and drinking water supply across the state were also inaugurated.