Srinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is addressing a joint rally of PDP and BJP workers at the Sher-e-Kashmir stadium in Srinagar on Saturday.
The Prime Minister will dedicate a 450 MW Power Project to the nation and lay the foundation stone for the four laning of the Udhampur-Banihal National Highway.
It may be recalled that Prime Minister Modi had spent his Diwali in Kashmir last year after the devastating floods had hit the state.
Posters welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi dot the streets of Srinagar, as he heads to the state with a pre-diwali gift.
Security arrangements for the rally that Prime Minister will address in Srinagar are in place.
In Baglihar, PM will commission and dedicate 450 MW Power Project to the nation besides laying the foundation stone for four laning of Udhampur-Banihal National Highway stretch.
The Baglihar Project has been conceived on River Chenab with a generation capacity of 900 MW of power, to be developed in two stages of 450 MW each.
Power generation under the first phase has begun and the Prime Minister will inaugurate Phase II of the project to the nation.
The second phase comprises of three units with a generating capacity of 150 megawatts. Cost of the entire project is Rs 3100 cr.
This project promises to end the power woes of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
Apart from this Prime Minister Modi will also lay the foundation stone of the Rs 3856 cr four planning.
Prime minister Narendra Modi spent his Diwali last year in Srinagar after devastating floods hit the valley.
On Saturday he heads once again for the state this time with precious gifts for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
It is hoped that the people of the state will reciprocate the Prime Minister’s sentiments towards this region.