PM Modi to inaugurate Kanpur Metro and to address convocation at IIT
PM Modi will be visiting Kanpur today to inaugurate the Kanpur Metro stretch and the Bina-Panki Multiproduct pipeline project. He will also be addressing the convocation at IIT Kanpur.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit the poll-bound state of Uttar Pradesh. He will be in Kanpur to inaugurate the new 9 Km long stretch of the Kanpur Metro Rail Project. The PM will also inaugurate Bina-Panki Multiproduct Pipeline Project and he will also be addressing a convocation at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. The entire length of the much-awaited Kanpur Metro Rail Project is 32 Kms and is worth Rs 11,000 crores. According to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), PM Modi will also be taking a ride from the IIT Metro station to Geeta Nagar after the inauguration ceremony.
As per the schedule, the Prime Minister, at 11 am, will address the 54th Convocation Ceremony of the Indian Institue of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. All the students in the convocation ceremony will be issued digital degrees through an in-house blockchain-driven technology developed at the institute under the National Blockchain Project. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also launch blockchain-based digital degrees. The degrees through this technology will be unforgeable and can be verified all across the Globe.
After addressing the students at the Convocation Ceremony, PM Modi, around 1:30 in the noon, will inaugurate the newly completed stretch of the Kanpur Metro Rail Project. The Chief Minister of poll-bound Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, on November 15, 2019, gave a green signal to the Kanpur Metro Rail Project. The trial run for the same took place on November 10, 2021, on the 9 kilometer IIT to Motijheel Priority stretch. The last event of the day for the Prime Minister will be the inauguration of the Bina-Panki Pipeline Project that has a capacity of around 3.45 million metric tonnes per annum. Extending from the Bina refinery in Madhya Pradesh to Panki in Kanpur, the project has been built at a cost of over Rs 1,500 crores.
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