In Mandya, Karnataka, on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated and laid the foundation stone for important development projects worth around Rs 16,000 crore. These include laying the groundwork for the four-lane Mysuru-Kushalnagar highway and dedicating the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway to the nation.
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– The Prime Minister stated in his address to the gathering that the double-engine government’s efforts to help the people of Karnataka include the current infrastructure projects worth thousands of crores of dollars. He stated that the Bengaluru-Mysuru expressway has cut travel time between Mysuru and Bengaluru by half after observing the national buzz surrounding it.
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– PM Modi also talked about laying the groundwork for the four-lane highway between Mysuru and Kashalnagar. He said that these projects will help spread the “Sabka Vikas” spirit and open the doors to prosperity.
– The country is currently developing advanced infrastructure projects, the Prime Minister added. “Bharatmala and Sagarmala Yojana is transforming the landscape of India and Karnataka today. The infrastructure budget in the country was increased manifold even when the entire world was struggling with the covid-19 pandemic.”
– He stated that the country’s infrastructure development has received more than 10 trillion from the budget for this year.
– “Apart from ease, infrastructure brings along jobs, investment and earning opportunities. The government has invested more than ₹1 trillion in highway-related projects in recent years.”
– “Connection between these two hubs of technology and tradition is important from many angles,” PM Modi stated, emphasizing the significance of Bengaluru and Mysuru as the key cities of Karnataka. “People often complained about heavy traffic while traveling between the two cities. The expressway will reduce the time between the two cities to one and a half hours and will give a fillip to the economic activity in the region.”
– The Prime Minister went on to say that Ramnagar and Mandya, two historic towns, are crossed by the Bengaluru-Mysuru Expressway. “The potential for tourism will not only get a boost but accessibility to the birthplace of Maa Kaveri will also be made possible. The Bengaluru-Mangaluru highway which had always been affected by landslides during the monsoons impacting the port connectivity in the region will be addressed by the widening of the Bengaluru-Mangaluru highway. The industries in the region will also start to flourish with the increased connectivity.”
– He stated that the government has consistently worked to serve the poor, giving priority to housing, piped water, the Ujjwala gas connection, electricity, roads, hospitals, and alleviating the concerns of the poor regarding medical care. “In the last 9 years, the government ensured ease of living for the poor by going to their doorsteps and saturation is being achieved in a mission mode.”