On May 10 in Nathdwara, Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone, inaugurated, and dedicated to the nation projects worth over Rs. 5500 crores. The development projects are aimed at enhancing infrastructure and connectivity in the region, with railway and road improvements facilitating the transportation of goods and services, boosting trade and commerce, and improving the socioeconomic conditions of the people living there.
The Prime Minister stated that the projects that were dedicated and for which the foundation stone was placed yesterday will improve Rajasthan’s connectivity, where the six-lane National Highway from Udaipur to Shamlaji will help Udaipur, Dungarpur, and Banswara. The NH-25 Bilara-Jodhpur Section will improve access to border areas from Jodhpur. “A new railway line from Shri Nathdwara will connect Mewar with Marwar, benefiting industries such as marble, granite, and mining,” he stated.
The Prime Minister stated that the national government is investing hundreds of crores in all infrastructure sectors, including trains, airports, and motorways. Referring to this budget’s contribution of 10 lakh crore rupees for infrastructure, the Prime Minister stated that such an investment has a direct influence on the region’s development and job possibilities. He stated that the government of India’s policies had given the economy a fresh impetus. The Prime Minister stated that a unique track, a dedicated goods corridor, is being built for goods trains. He also stated that 75 percent of Rajasthan’s railway network has already been electrified, with areas such as Dungarpur, Udaipur, Chittor, Pali, Sirohi, and Rajsamand benefiting from gate changes and line doubling. “The day is not far away when Rajasthan will be one of the states with 100per cent rail electrification,” Modi stated.