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Modi launches several developmental projects in TN

IANS  |  Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu) 

on Sunday launched new projects and inaugurated completed projects in from here.

In his first visit to after the presentation of the Interim Budget for 2019-20, launched and inaugurated the projects at a brief function held in Perumanallur village in district.

is about 470 km from Chennai and is a major export centre for knitted garments.

laid the foundation stone of a 100-bed (ESIC) health facility here.

The hospital will cater to the needs of over 100,000 workers and their family members in the hosiery town and nearby areas covered under the ESI Act.

The also laid the foundation stones for a new integrated building at and modernization of via video conference.

He dedicated to the nation, the 470-bed and the in Chennai.

He also inaugurated pipeline from to Chennai Petroleum Corp Ltd's (CPCL) in Chennai.

The pipeline, built with enhanced safety features, will ensure reliable supply of and will cater to the needs of and neighbouring states.

In addition, passenger service on the 10-km section of the Chennai Metro Rail -- to -- was flagged off by Modi.

Earlier, Modi arrived at airport from He was received by From Coimbatore, Modi flew down to in a helicopter.

Meanwhile, protesting against Modi's Tiruppur visit, MDMK cadres led by held a black flag protest near the railway station here.

MDMK cadres attacked a woman who shouted in support of Modi and the

Members of fringe organisations held protest against Modi's visit and they they also flew black balloons and shouted "Go back Modi".

and his supporters were detained by police.



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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 16:56 IST