PM to visit Himachal tomorrow, will flag off 4th Vande Bharat Express


New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Himachal Pradesh on Thursday and board the Vande Bharat Express from Una Himachal Railway Station to New Delhi Railway Station.

According to the announcement of the Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday, the minister who heads the Prime Minister’s Office will present IIIT Una to the nation as part of a public office and will lay the foundation stone of the Bulk Drug Park in Una.

PM in Una

In order to bring Aatmanirbharta into the pharmaceutical sector, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the bulk pharmaceutical park at Haroli in Una district, which will be constructed at a cost of over Rs 1,900 crore, the PMO said.

Park helps reduce dependency on API imports. It is planned to attract an investment of around Rs 10,000 crore and provide employment to over 20,000 people.

The Prime Minister also dedicates the Indian Institute of Informatics (IIIT) Una to the nation. The foundation stone was laid by the prime minister in 2017. More than 530 students are currently studying in this institute.

PM Modi also announces the launch of the new Vande Bharat Express. Running from Amb Andaura to New Delhi, this will be the fourth Vande Bharat train to be introduced in the country and is an improved version compared to the earlier ones, much lighter and able to reach higher speeds in a shorter time. According to the announcement, it accelerates to 100 km/h in just 52 seconds.

PM in Chamba

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stones of two hydropower projects – the 48 MW Chanju-III hydropower plant and the 30 MW Deothal Chanju hydroelectric project. Both the projects will generate more than 270 million units of electricity annually and Himachal Pradesh is expected to earn about Rs 110 million in annual revenue from these projects.

It will also launch the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)-III in Himachal Pradesh to upgrade about 3,125 kilometers of roads in the state. More than Rs. At this stage, the central government imposed a sanction of 420 million for the modernization of 440 kilometers of roads in 15 border and remote state blocks.

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