Pune : deccan express – PM Modi Visit To Pune | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the much-awaited Pune Metro today. The programme was held before the forthcoming municipal elections. During his speech, Modi targeted the Congress and NCP. He said, “I had done the ground breaking ceremony of the project and now, the inauguration has been done by me. Earlier, after the ground breaking ceremony, one never knew when a project will be completed.’’
“Mass transport is the need of the times and hence, the government is focusing on metro projects. Metro projects are being planned and expanded in the state. Even if an individual is a big person, he should get used to travelling by metro. If more citizens travel by metro, it will help the city,’’ he said.
He said the government is focusing on green transport and smart mobility. Because of RERA, the citizens are assured of safe transactions, he said.
Modi praised Devendra Fadnavis during his speech. “When Fadnavis was CM, he used to come to Delhi and followed up on the Pune Metro project. His efforts have yielded success and I congratulate him. The metro service has started during the corona pandemic,’’ he added.