Rs. 20,000 Crore Industrial Corridor For Defense In Bundelkhand
PM Modi declared that his government will be establishing an industrial corridor for defense in Bundelkhand that will be worth Rs. 20,000 crore. This is the area that is situated between Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. This endeavor will create around 250,000 jobs and will initiate development to a region which is among the most deprived regions of the country.
He further addressed the people in the Investor’s Meet and said that during the announcement of this year’s budget, two such industrial corridors for defense have been announced. One of it will be in Bundelkhand. The second one, as announced by the Finance minister, will be constructed in the conjunction of Bengaluru and Chennai, which is connecting Kattupalli port, Tiruchi, Chennai, Hosur, and Coimbatore.
The Investor’s Meet is a two-day long program that is being held at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan, Lucknow.
PM Narendra Modi stated that the decision to build such a corridor in the defense production was taken to improvise the condition of Bundelkhand. This corridor will be linking Aligarh, Agra, Kanpur, Lucknow, Chitrakoot, and Jhansi.
The PM also mentioned that Uttar Pradesh was having huge scopes for proper development but lacked policy, performance, and proper planning. He appreciated the efforts rendered by the CM Yogi Adityanath to drive the state towards the path of development that will offer fruitful outcome.
He further mentioned that the air traffic of the state has hiked by 30% in the last one year with limited airports in Agra, Lucknow, and Varanasi. He also mentioned this figure to be higher than the national statistics and anticipated that the state has greater potential for civil aviation.
He also promised to initiate more airports in various parts of the state to materialize his dream of availing airplanes to the people who prefer traveling in a low-budget.
The state also dwells the largest railway network.
A state government portal of unified digital clearance system was launched by the PM that has an aim to reduce the human interface for faster processes.