Varanasi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated and laid foundation stones for multiple development projects worth over Rs 1,500 crore in his Parliamentary constituency Varanasi.
Modi, who reached Varanasi this morning, inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for the projects at a public meeting at IIT Ground in Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus here.
Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were also present on the occasion.
The key development projects in Varanasi include multi-level parking at Godaulia, Ro-Ro Vessels for tourism development and three-lane flyover bridge on the Varanasi-Ghazipur Highway.
Modi will also expected to inaugurate International Cooperation and Convention Centre – Rudraksh in Varanasi later in the day. (UNI)