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PM Modi will also inaugurate a Rs 1000-crore inland waterway project in Uttar Pradesh. 'In ancient times, waterways were extensively used for trade and tourism,' he said, fresh after an electoral sweep in the state.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected in Uttar Pradesh tomorrow to inaugurate several infrastructure projects, including the world's longest river cruise, a riverside ‘tent city’ and several other inland waterways projects worth over Rs 1,000 crore.
MV Ganga Vilas
Modi will flag off luxury river cruise MV Ganga Vilas on Friday, January 13, which is stipulated to be the longest river cruise in the world spanning 3,200 km and covers over 25 rivers across India and Bangladesh. Operated by Antara Cruises, the journey is a "unique" opportunity connecting India's cultural roots and diverse beauty, the prime minister said.