Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated 6.67 kilometre stretch of Delhi Metro’s Blue Line between Noida City Centre and Electronic City.
The prime minister inaugurated the facility during an event held in Greater Noida.
PM Modi also laid the foundation stone of 1320 MW thermal power plant in Khurja, Bulandshahr from Greater Noida and for 1320 MW power plant in Buxar, Bihar via video link.
Earlier, he unveiled a statue of Deendayal Upadhyaya on the campus of Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology in Greater Noida.
Amid chants of ‘Modi Modi’, while addressing a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida after the inauguration, PM Modi trained his gun at the Opposition saying that “‘Modi Modi’ chants was making some people lose their sleep.”
He said the BJP has resumed the development works in the state that were previously stalled by UPA government.
“The careless attitude of the previous governments led to the dilapidated state of power sector in the country,” PM Modi said.
The Prime Minister further said that Noida has become a ‘Make in India’ hub for the country and that now “people link Noida and Greater Noida because of development and job opportunities”.
He said the industries in Noida have generated multiple job opportunities for the youth.
The PM further said the Jewar airport is like a golden opportunity for the state as, after its inauguration, people will not have to travel to Delhi airport for flights.
PM Modi said the “New India” was moving forward with a new speed now.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier on Friday flagged off the 9.63-kilometre section connecting Dilshad Garden with New Bus Adda in Ghaziabad, which is an extension of Delhi Metro’s Red Line.
In the last 11 days, Modi has travelled in the metro thrice besides inaugurating three metro sections in three states.