Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday virtually laid the foundation stone of five National Highway projects worth more than Rs 7,850 crore and AIIMS Bibinagar, at a public function held at Parade ground here.
He also laid the foundation stone for redevelopment of Secunderabad Railway Station.
The redevelopment of Secunderabad Railway Station, to be done at a cost of Rs. 720 crore, is being planned such that it will undergo a massive makeover with world-class amenities and aesthetically designed iconic station building.
AIIMS Bibinagar is being developed at the cost of more than Rs. 1,350 crore.
The establishment of AIIMS Bibinagar is an important milestone in providing comprehensive, quality and holistic tertiary care health services to the people of Telangana at their doorstep.
The five NH projects will strengthen the road connectivity of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, and will aid in the socio-economic development of the region.
During the Programme, Modi flagged off 13 new Multi-Modal Transport Service (MMTS) services in the suburban section of Hyderabad – Secunderabad twin city region, providing commuters with a fast, convenient and comfortable travel option.
He dedicated to the nation the doubling and electrification of Secunderabad–Mahabubnagar project. The project stretching for a distance of over 85.24 kms has been completed at a cost of nearly Rs. 1,410 crore and will provide seamless connectivity and assist in enhancing the average speed of trains.
The project involved 9 major bridges, 152 minor bridges along with elimination of 17 level crossing gates to enhance safety of both road users and train operation.