PM Modi’s ‘vocal for local tourism’ push at Agra metro project inauguration

UPDATED ON DEC 07, 2020 02:39 PM IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated construction of Phase-I of the Agra metro project. The Agra Metro project comprises two corridors with a total length of 29.4 km and will connect major tourist attractions like Taj Mahal and Agra Fort with railway stations and bus stands. PM Modi said that no other government has spent anywhere as close to the present government in matters of infrastructure development and connectivity. PM Modi also added that with construction of metro coaches and signal systems in India, the country is now becoming Atmanirbhar in the field of metro networks as well. He also gave a call for 'vocal for local tourism' and added that connectivity projects like these will greatly help the tourism sector in Agra and nearby areas. The project, which is scheduled to be completed in 5 years, will benefit the 26 lakh population of the city of Agra. It will also cater to more than 60 lakh tourists who visit Agra every year. Watch the full video for all the details.

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