Integrated Transit Corridor Project: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the main tunnel and five underpasses of Pragati Maidan Integrated Transit Corridor Project to the nation at 10:30 am today in the national capital Delhi. .
It is being told that this project is an integral part of the Pragati Maidan redevelopment project. The Prime Minister will also address a gathering on the occasion. According to information received from the PMO, this project, fully funded by the central government, has been built at a cost of more than Rs 920 crore.
The objective of the project is to provide easy access to the new world class Exhibition and Convention Center being developed at Pragati Maidan to facilitate easy participation of exhibitors and visitors to the events at Pragati Maidan. The impact of this project will go far beyond Pragati Maidan as it will ensure hassle free movement of vehicles and will help in reducing the time and cost of movement of passengers to a great extent.
movement will be easier
According to the PMO, the main tunnel connects Ring Road to India Gate via Purana Qila Road. According to him, this six-lane divided tunnel has multiple purposes, including access to the vast basement parking of Pragati Maidan. A unique component of this tunnel is that two cross tunnels have been constructed under the main tunnel road to facilitate the movement of traffic from both sides of the parking lot.
“Historic Torch Relay” will be started
Let us tell you, on this day in the evening, PM Modi will inaugurate the “Historic Torch Relay” for the 44th Chess Olympiad at Indira Gandhi Stadium in Delhi. On this occasion, the Prime Minister will also address the people present. This year is the first time that the International Chess Federation (FIDE) has introduced the torch relay of the Chess Olympiad, which is part of the Olympic tradition and which was never included in the Chess Olympiad until now.
The PMO said that with an aim to take India’s relationship with Chess to new heights, this tradition of torch relay for Chess Olympiad will now always start from India and will pass through all the continents before reaching the host country. FIDE President Arkady Dvorkovic will hand over the torch to the Prime Minister, who will then be handed over to Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand. The torch will be carried to 75 cities in the country over a period of 40 days before reaching the venue of Mahabalipuram.
Let us tell you, the 44th Chess Olympiad will be held from 28 July to 10 August 2022 in Mahabalipuram. This prestigious competition, being organized since 1927, is being organized for the first time in India and after 30 years in Asia. With the participation of 189 countries according to the PMO, this will be the largest ever participation in any Chess Olympiad.