Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to arrive in Goa today on a brief visit to lay foundation for two major infrastructure projects, a greenfield airport at the Mopa plateau and an electronic city in Tuem, both located in North Goa’s Pernem sub-district.
Modi during his three-hour visit to the BJP-ruled state, will also deliver a speech at a function organised by the state government at the Shyama Prasad Mukherjee indoor stadium, on the outskirts of the state capital, from where he will remotely lay the foundation stone for the two projects.
Schedule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Goa
This is Modi’s second visit to the state in two months; he hosted the BRICS summit in October this year.
- Modi is scheduled to address a public meeting at 10 AM near here tomorrow during which he will lay foundation stone for Greenfield airport at Mopa and Tuem Electronic City, both located in northernmost taluka of Pernem.
Of the two projects being kick-started by Modi, the Mopa airport is Goa’s first civilian airport and is being developed by GMR Airports and the electronic city is expected to host manufacturing units for electronics components, envisaged under the Make in India scheme.
- After delivering his address in Goa, Modi is expected to head for Pune, where is scheduled to inaugurate a four-day international conference and exhibition on enhancing the sugarcane value chain.