PM Modi’s mega south push ahead of 2024 elections
8 April, 2023 | Archana Raj
PM Modi inaugurates the new Integrated Terminal Building (Phase -1) of Chennai International Airport and series of projects worth over Rs. 13,700 crores. PM Modi laid foundation stones for AII...
PM Modi inaugurates the new Integrated Terminal Building (Phase -1) of Chennai International Airport and series of projects worth over Rs. 13,700 crores.
PM Modi laid foundation stones for AIIMS Bibinagar in Hyderabad and flagged off Telangana’s second Vande Bharat train there. Following that, he addressed a public meeting at the city’s parade ground. In Chennai, he inaugurated the New Integrated Terminal Building of Chennai Airport. At MGR Chennai Central Railway Station, he also flagged off the Chennai-Coimbatore Vande Bharat Express. PM Modi is set to inaugurate 13700 crores of projects in both cities.
The new terminal is a striking reflection of the local Tamil culture, incorporating traditional features such as the Kolam, Saree, Temples, and other elements that highlight the natural surroundings, as per the PMO.
“The new Integrated Terminal spanning an area of 2,20,972 sqm, is set to cater to the growing air traffic in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also a reflection of the government’s commitment towards providing high-quality infrastructure to travellers,” the Ministry of Civil Aviation tweeted.
“With an annual passenger handling capacity of 35 Million passengers per annum, the modern facility at the Chennai Airport will improve air travel experiences for all,” added the Ministry.
Earlier in a tweet, Prime Minister Modi said the Integrated Terminal will boost connectivity and also benefit the local economy.
‘PM Modi modernized Indian airports from south to east and even across the north east of India. PM Modi, the central government are trying their best to develop all sections of society in South India through the development projects, said Alok Mehta, Editorial Director, India News.
Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of the construction of road projects of National Highway-744. The project worth more than Rs 2,400 crore will boost inter-state connectivity between Tamil Nadu and Kerala and ensure a convenient journey for pilgrims visiting Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, Andal Temple in Srivilliputhur and Sabarimala in Kerala, the PMO informed.