Prime Minister Narendra Modi
COIMBATORE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated to the nation NLC’s two 500 MW thermal power plants — built at a cost of Rs 8,000 crore — and a 709 MW solar power plant.
At a function in Coimbatore’s Codissia Trade Fair Complex, the PM also laid the foundation stone for the modernization of lower Bhavani project.
He inaugurated a slew of infrastructure and housing projects for western and southern regions. They included integrated command control centres in nine smart cities and a 5MW solar power plant in Tuticorin.
A rail overbridge and widening of the Korampallam surplus centre were inaugurated for V O Chidambaranar Port Trust in Tuticorin.
The PM inaugurated completed housing projects including 1,280 tenements at Veerapandi in Theni district, 1,248 tenements at Thirukumaran Nagar in Tirupur, 1,088 tenements at Rajakkur in Madurai and 528 tenements at Irangalur in Trichy.