PM Modi inaugurates Kanpur Metro
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kanpur Metro Rail Project today. He inspected the Kanpur Metro Rail Project and undertook a metro ride from the IIT metro station to Geeta Nagar. He also inaugurated the Bina-Panki Multiproduct Pipeline Project. The pipeline extends from the Bina refinery in Madhya Pradesh to Panki in Kanpur and will help the region access petroleum products from the Bina refinery. Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath and Union Minister Hardeep Puri were among those present on the occasion.
The Prime Minister stressed that before the year 2014, the total length of the Metro running in Uttar Pradesh was 9 km. Between 2014 and 2017, the length of the metro increased to a total of 18 km. “If we include Kanpur Metro today, the length of the metro in the state has now exceeded 90 km,” he said.