Indian PM to launch projects worth US$943m
By Catrin Jones18 November 2022
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi is reported to be launching state and central government projects worth Rs 7,710 crore (US$943 million).
These include projects worth Rs 4,309 crore (US$533 million) in Rajkot, Rs 2,738 (US$334 million) crore in the adjoining Morbi district, and Rs 633 crore (US$77 million) in Jamnagar and other districts of the Saurashtra region.
The funds will go towards the development of a medical campus in the Morbi district as well as the widening of the Morbi-Halvad state highway.
Over in Rajkot, the Rajkot-Jetpur section of the National Highway 27 will be expanded from the existing four lanes to six lanes and will also include the construction of affordable houses, and a Gati Shakti terminal.