Prime Minister Narendra Modi on has
inaugurated or laid the foundations of multiple development projects worth over
Rs 3,425 crore to expedite growth of the economically backward Bundelkhand
region of Uttar Pradesh. At an event in Jhansi in the poll-bound state, he laid
the foundation of a 600-megawatt Ultra Mega Solar Power Park.
The park is being constructed at a
cost of over Rs 3,013 crore and will help provide cheaper electricity and grid
He also laid the foundation of a Rs
400-crore project at the Jhansi node of Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial
The project is being executed by Bharat Dynamics for setting up a plant to produce propulsion systems for anti-tank guided missiles.