2 Oct 2023

PM Gifts Projects Worth Rs 19,260 Crores To Poll-Bound Madhya Pradesh, Says MP To Be Among Top Three States


Gwalior: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation various development projects worth around Rs 19,260 crores in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh today.

The projects include the dedication of Delhi-Vadodara Expressway, Grih Pravesh of over 2.2 lakh houses built under PM Awas Yojana (PMAY) and dedication of houses constructed under PMAY - Urban, laying the foundation stone for Jal Jeevan Mission projects, 9 health centers under Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission, dedication of academic building of IIT Indore and laying the foundation stone for hostel and other buildings on campus and a Multi-Modal Logistics Park in Indore.

Land of Gwalior is an inspiration in itself

Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister remarked that the land of Gwalior is a symbol of bravery, self-respect, pride, music and taste. He underlined that the land has produced many revolutionaries for the country as well as those who serve in the armed forces. He emphasized that the land of Gwalior has shaped the policies and the leadership of the ruling party and gave examples of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia, Kushabhau Thakre and Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “The land of Gwalior is an inspiration in itself”, the Prime Minister said as he underlined that sons of the soil sacrificed their lives for the country’s sake.

Houses of dreams

PM Modi said that the Central Government has ensured the well-being of the people in every region. About four crore people have received their own homes. In Madhya Pradesh, lakhs of people have got the opportunity to fulfill their dream of having their own house. The important thing in housing construction is that the beneficiary gets the opportunity to build a house according to their dreams.


Grih Pravesh of over 2.2 lakh houses built under PMAY - Gramin were initiated by the Prime Minister. He also dedicated houses constructed under PMAY - Urban at a cost of around Rs 140 crores.


Guarantee to bring Madhya Pradesh to the top in development

PM Modi said that today, the foundation stone is being laid for new projects in various places across the state, including the Gwalior region. While the Vikrampuri Industrial Township has been inaugurated in Ujjain, the foundation stone for the Multi-Model Logistics Park in Indore has also been laid.

In addition, the inauguration of a 244-kilometer stretch of the Delhi-Vadodara Expressway, the Malanpur Bottling Plant of the Indian Oil Corporation, and additional services at the Ratlam Terminal of the Indian Oil Corporation are of great significance.

New Initiatives in Healthcare Sector

Prime Minister Modi mentioned that the foundation stone has been laid for the construction of Critical Care Health Blocks with a capacity of 50 beds each in various places, including Vidisha Medical College. This will provide citizens with better healthcare facilities.


Memu train flagged off 

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the Memu train service from Gwalior to Sumavali by showing a green flag at the historic city of Gwalior's Maila Ground. The construction of this new rail route, approximately 48 kilometers long, was done at a cost of 411 crores and is part of the broad-gauge railway line under construction from Gwalior to Shivpuri.

Jal Jeevan Mission projects

One of the key focus areas of the government is to provide safe and adequate drinking water. Furthering this aim, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of Jal Jeevan Mission projects worth over Rs 1530 crores in Gwalior and Sheopur districts. These projects will together benefit over 720 villages in the region.

Dedicated academic building of IIT Indore

The Prime Minister dedicated the academic building of IIT Indore and laid the foundation stone for hostel and other buildings on the campus. Further, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of the Multi-Modal Logistics Park at Indore. He also dedicated various projects inducing Integrated Industrial Township in Ujjain, the IOCL bottling plant, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee Divyang Sports Training Centre at Gwalior, among others.

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