PM Narendra Modi will today mark the start of projects worth Rs. 60,000cr in UP, a state that sends 80 MPs to the parliament.
This is his third visit to the state in a month.
Today, the PM will launch 80 of the 1,045 MoUs signed at the UP Investors' Summit in February.
Major investors include TCS, Infosys and Patanjali.
The February Summit in Lucknow was the first to be held by the Yogi Adityanath government.
According to reports, industrialists promised investments worth Rs. 4.28L crore by signing about 1,045 MoUs.
The two-day Summit saw the participation of over 5,000 delegates, including business leaders Mukesh Ambani and Gautam Adani, and ministers Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman and Ravi Shankar.
Representatives from Mauritius, Japan, Thailand, etc. also participated.
Around 53% of these investments are focused on Western UP, 23% on Eastern UP, 21% on Central UP, and only 3% on the backward Bundelkhand region.
These projects will also create 2.1L jobs, Adityanath has said.
Around 80 MoUs will be released today.
The event will be broadcast live at all district headquarters. Ministers, MPs and MLAs will be present on the ground.
Modi arrived in Lucknow yesterday and addressed the 'Transforming Urban Landscape' event to mark the third anniversary of three government schemes: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban), Atal Mission for Rejuvenation of Urban Transformation (AMRUT) and Smart Cities Mission.
Ninety-nine development projects were launched worth Rs. 3,887cr.
In the last 30 days, Modi visited Sant Kabir Nagar on June 28, and Varanasi, Azamgarh and Mirzapur on July 14-15.
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