PM Modi to launch projects worth Rs 42,750 crore in Punjab’s Ferozepur today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Punjab’s Ferozepur on Wednesday to lay the foundation stone for several development projects worth over Rs 42,750 crore.

These projects include the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra Expressway; Four-laning of Amritsar-Una section; Mukerian-Talwara New Broad Gauge Railway Line; According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), PGI Satellite Center at Ferozepur and two new medical colleges at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur.

The constant endeavor of the Prime Minister to improve connectivity across the country has led to several National Highway Development initiatives in the state of Punjab.

As a result, the total length of national highways in the state has increased from about 1700 km in 2014 to over 4100 km in 2021, the PMO said.