Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil several projects at Gabbur in Hubli of Karnataka, tomorrow. He will lay the foundation stone of Indian Institute of Technology –Dharwad and Indian Institute of Information Technology –Dharwad.
City Gas Distribution Project at Dharwad will be dedicated to the nation on this occasion. . Government has put strong emphasis on expansion of City Gas Distribution (CGD) network coverage across the country to increase the availability of cleaner fuel to citizens.
In yet another move to ensure energy security for the country, PM will dedicate to the nation, the 1.5 MMT Mangalore Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) facility and 2.5 MMT Padur SPR facility of ISPRL.
Doubling of 18 km long Chikjajur-Mayakonda Section is another highlight. This section is a part of 190 km long Hubli – Chikjajur Doubling project and is located on Bengaluru – Hubballi route of South Western Railway. Doubling will increase line capacity of this important route connecting Bengaluru to Hubballi, Belagavi, Goa, Pune and Mumbai, resulting in faster movement of trains.
PM will also inaugurate the commencement of electrification work of 346 km long Hospet-Hubli-Vasco da Gama line. It will reduce running time and result in reduced GHG (Greenhouse Gas) emissions due to reduction in diesel consumption.
In keeping with his commitment of Housing for All, PM will witness the E-Griha Pravesh of 2384 houses constructed under PMAY(U) at Dharwad.