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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh on September 14, to lay and dedicate several development projects to the Nation.

According to the PMO statement, in the first half of the day, the Prime Minister will reach Bina at around 11:15 AM, in Madhya Pradesh, where he will lay the foundation stone of projects worth more than Rs. 50,700 crores including ‘The Petrochemical Complex at Bina Refinery’ of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL).

During the programme, the Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of ten projects namely ‘Power and Renewable Energy Manufacturing Zone’ in the Narmadapuram district; two IT parks in Indore; a Mega Industrial Park in Ratlam; and six new industrial areas across Madhya Pradesh.

The ‘Power and Renewable Energy Manufacturing Zone, Narmadapuram’ will be developed at a cost of more than Rs 460 crore and will be a step towards economic growth and employment generation in the region, said the statement.

The ‘IT Park 3 and 4’ in Indore, will be built at a cost of about Rs 550 crore, provide impetus to the IT and ITES sector and open new employment opportunities for the youth.

Mega Industrial Park in Ratlam will be built at a cost of more than Rs 460 crore and is envisaged to become a major hub for important sectors like textiles, automobiles, pharmaceuticals, among others.

The park will be well connected to the Delhi Mumbai Expressway and will provide a major boost to the economic development of the entire region, generating direct and indirect employment opportunities for the youth.

With the aim of promoting balanced regional development and uniform employment opportunities in the state, six new industrial areas will also be developed at Shajapur, Guna, Mauganj, Agar Malwa, Narmadapuram and Maksi at a cumulative cost of about Rs 310 crore.

At around 3:15 PM, he will reach Raigarh, Chhattisgarh, where he will dedicate to the nation’s important rail sector projects worth around Rs. 6,350 crores in the public programme in Raigarh, as per PMO statement.

The projects include Chhattisgarh East Rail Project Phase-I, 3rd rail line between Champa to Jamga, 3rd rail line between Pendra Road to Anuppur and MGR (Merry-Go-Round) system connecting Talaipalli Coal Mine to NTPC Lara Super Thermal Power Station (STPS).

“The rail projects will provide impetus to socioeconomic development by facilitating movement of passengers as well as freight traffic in the region,” said the statement.

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