Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II and the Surat Metro Rail Project via video conferencing on Monday.
While performing the ground-breaking ceremony of Ahmedabad and Surat Metro Rail projects, PM Narendra Modi said the rail projects will further “strengthen the connectivity in two major business centres of the country”.
“Ahmedabad and Surat are receiving very important gifts today. Metro will further strengthen the connectivity in two major business centres of the country – Ahmedabad and Surat,” PM Modi said at the Bhoomi Poojan of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II & Surat Metro Rail Project.
Today morning, PM Modi had tweeted to say that the Surat Metro and Phase-2 of the Ahmedabad Metro will mark as a “landmark day” for the two leading urban centres in the state.
“Today is a landmark day for two of Gujarat’s leading urban centres. The Bhoomi Poojan of Surat Metro and Phase-2 of the Ahmedabad Metro would take place at 10:30 AM,” the PM wrote on Twitter.
‘Work underway on over 1,000 km metro network in 27 cities’
Work is in progress on over 1,000 km long metro rail network in 27 cities in India, PM Modi said today.