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PM Modi to launch projects totalling Rs 65,000 cr in Kanpur on March 8

These projects are part of total Rs 4.68 trillion worth of MoUs signed by the Yogi govt with more than 1,000 companies at the 'UP Investors Summit' in February 2018

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Adding to the basket of projects being launched before the crucial 2019 Lok Sabha polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would lay the foundation of industrial and infrastructure projects totalling Rs 65,000 crore in Kanpur next month.

The Uttar Pradesh government is organising a mega ‘ground breaking’ ceremony for these projects in the industrial town of Kanpur on March 8. Earlier, the state had proposed to host the ceremony on February 27, however it got postponed.

“We are preparing to host the ceremony on March 8 for the foundation laying of projects worth Rs 65,000 crore. There could be even more projects, but

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First Published: Feb 26 2019 | 3:57 PM IST

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