Tamil Nadu: Narendra Modi Inaugurates Chennai Metro Rail's Final Leg
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Tiruppur. (Photo Credits: ANI | Twitter)

Tirupur, February 10: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday inaugurated the last leg of the Chennai metro rail's blueline and declared six underground metro stations through video-conferencing. In the presence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minsiter O Panneerselvam and Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Modi flagged off Chennai Metro's passenger services.

The Prime Minister also laid a foundation stone for modernisation of Chennai International Airport, (Phase-II), a new integrated terminal building at Tiruchirappalli airport, and a 100-bedded ESI hospital here. PM Narendra Modi in Tamil Nadu: MDMK Stages Protest in Madurai Against His Visit.

Modi also dedicated BPCL Ennore Coastal installation-- state-of-the-art and fully automated oil storage and distribution facilities, with a project cost of Rs 393 crore and a crude oil pipeline from Chennai Port to Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited's Manali refinery.