Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Tamil Nadu and Kerala today. In Chennai, he handed over 118 Hitech Arjun tanks (MK-1A) to the army. The Prime Minister also gave a salute. During this, Army Chief MM Narwane was also present. These tank has been built by DRDO at a cost of 8400 crores. Along with this, PM Modi also launched some new schemes in Chennai.
- Chennai Metro Rail Phase-1 Extension inaugurated
- Inauguration of Railway Electrification.
- The army was assigned the Arjuna Main Battle Tank (MK-1A).
- The foundation for renovation, extension and modernization of the Grand Anicut Canal System was laid. BPCL’s Rs 6,000 crore propylene derivatives petrochemicals project in Kochi.
- International Cruise Terminal Sagarika at Cochin Port costing Rs.25 crores.
- To lay the foundation stone for the renovation and extension work of Cochin Port.