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Atal Setu inauguration Highlights: PM Modi inaugurates projects worth ₹12,700 crore, says people had no hopes but...

Atal Setu inauguration: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) on Friday. Has bridge has now been named ‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri - Nhava Sheva Atal Setu’.

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of 'Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu', in Navi Mumbai, Friday, Jan. 12, 2024. (Narendra Modi/X)Premium
Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration of 'Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu', in Navi Mumbai, Friday, Jan. 12, 2024. (Narendra Modi/X)

Atal Setu inauguration: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Atal Setu, the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), on Friday. The Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu is built at a cost of about 17,840 crore. It is the longest bridge in India and also the longest sea bridge in the country. Later on Friday evening, PM Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple projects of over 30,500 crore during his visit to Maharashtra. Just a few hours back, PM Modi addressed a gathering after inaugurating the 27th National Youth Festival on Friday. In his speech, he urged the youth to participate in the electoral process to "reduce" the influence of dynastic politics.

13 Jan 2024, 06:18:17 AM IST

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12 Jan 2024, 10:55:36 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: A quick recap of all that happened today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewari-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu, India's longest bridge in Maharashtra on Friday. PM Modi, who was on a day-long visit to Maharashtra, inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple projects worth over 12,700 crore in Navi Mumbai. He also addressed the 27th National Youth Festival. Here's a quick recap of PM Modi's visit to Maharashtra on January 12.

12 Jan 2024, 09:24:56 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: When will Atal Setu open for public; What's not allowed

The Atal Setu or MTHL bridge will be open for commuters on Saturday morning. In a post on X (formerly Twitter), Mumbai traffic police shared a list of vehicles not allowed on the bridge. This includes motorcycles, mopes, 3-wheeler tempo, auto-rickshaws, tractors, tractors with unladen trolleys, animal-drawn vehicles, and slow-moving vehicles. Read full story here

12 Jan 2024, 07:33:22 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: PM Modi says people had no hopes but...

"People had no hopes from the system which had the habit of delaying the works for years. People thought that it was difficult for big projects to get completed while they were alive. This is why, I had assured that the country will change. This was a 'Modi Guarantee' back then," says PM Modi.

12 Jan 2024, 07:23:16 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: Today is a historic day for Mumbai and Maharashtra, says PM Modi

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: After inaugurating and laying foundation stone of several developmental projects in Navi Mumbai, PM Modi said, "Today is a historic day for Mumbai and Maharashtra, along with the resolve for 'Viksit Bharat'. Today, the nation has received Atal Setu, one of the longest sea bridges in the world."

12 Jan 2024, 05:44:56 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: PM Modi lays foundation stone of projects worth over ₹12,700 crore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth more than 12,700 crore, in Navi Mumbai. These included:

>  Namo Mahila Shashaktikaran Abhiyaan to provide skill development training to women in Maharashtra

>  Facilitation centre for gems and jewellery sector at Santacruz Electronic Export Processing Zone in Mumbai

> PM Modi laid foundation stone of underground road tunnel connecting Eastern Freeway''s Orange Gate to Marine Drive in Mumbai

12 Jan 2024, 05:42:50 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: What's up next after Mumbai Trans Harbour Link inauguration?

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: PM Modi along with Maharashtra CM Eknath Shinde and Deputy CMs Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar greeted the crowd gathered at a public event where he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth more than 12,700 crore, in Navi Mumbai.

12 Jan 2024, 05:23:54 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: A glimpse of India's longest bridge built on the sea | WATCH

12 Jan 2024, 04:30:04 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: PM Modi inaugurates Mumbai Trans Harbour Link Maharashtra | WATCH

12 Jan 2024, 04:21:14 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: PM Modi inaugurates India's longest sea bridge in Maharashtra

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: PM Modi inaugurated the 21.8km long Mumbai Transharbour link (MTHL), now named ‘Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri - Nhava Sheva Atal Setu’. It has been built at a total cost of more than 17,840 crore.

12 Jan 2024, 04:01:51 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: PM Modi urges youth to fight 'dynastic politics' by...

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: Addressing a gathering after inaugurating the 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik, PM Modi said, “India is the mother of democracy. If youth express their political views by casting their votes, the future of the country will be good. Better participation of youth in the democratic process will ensure a better future for the country."

First-time voters can bring new energy and power to India’s democracy, he said. “If you participate in active politics (and electoral process), you will be able to reduce the influence of dynastic politics. You know that dynastic politics has harmed the country," he was quoted by PTI as saying.

12 Jan 2024, 02:38:47 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: PM Modi pays tributes to Swami Vivekananda in Nashik

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: On the birth anniversary of social reformer Swami Vivekananda, PM Modi visited Nashik and paid tribute. PM Modi wrote, "His timeless thoughts and vision continue to motivate us".

12 Jan 2024, 02:32:42 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: 'Feeling incredibly blessed,' PM Modi at Nashik's Kalaram Temple

PM Modi on Friday prayed at the Shree Kalaram Temple in Nashik. He also took part in a 'cleanliness drive' at the temple. PM Modi appealed to citizens to carry out Swachhata activities at temples across the country.

12 Jan 2024, 02:26:33 PM IST

‘When Modi will become PM for 3rd time, we will be third largest economy,’ Anurag Thakur says

Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Friday said that image of a 'rising India' can be seen as India is now the world's fifth-largest economy.

"But after three months, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become PM for the third time... we will be the third largest economy in the world," he added.

Thakur was speaking at the 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik, Maharashtra.

12 Jan 2024, 02:04:37 PM IST

PM Modi in Nashik LIVE: 'India’s youth becoming brand ambassadors of Yoga and Ayurveda'

Addressing the Rashtriya Yuva Mahotsav at Tapovan Ground in Nashik on Friday, PM Modi said, “India is making new innovations, India is filing record patents... the youth of the country is behind all of this... Amrit Kaal is a golden era for the youth of the country...India’s youth becoming brand ambassadors of yoga and Ayurveda".

12 Jan 2024, 01:50:29 PM IST

'Many great personalities of India are related to Maharashtra': PM Modi

While addressing National Youth Festival in Nashik, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "This is not just a coincidence that many great personalities of India are related to the land of Maharashtra. It is the effect of this 'Punya Bhoomi, Veer Bhoomi, and Tapo Bhoomi".

12 Jan 2024, 01:44:23 PM IST

LIVE: PM Modi addresses 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik

"Today is a day of the youth power of India. This day is dedicated to the great man who filled India with new energy in the days of slavery... I am glad to be here on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanand...," PM Modi said in his speech after inaugurating the National Youth Festival in Nashik on Friday.

12 Jan 2024, 01:39:18 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: From a 2 hours journey to only a 20 km ride to Navi Mumbai

Equipped with cutting-edge Japanese technology, the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL), also known as the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri Nhava Sheva Atal Setu, will cut short the arduous two-hour-long journey between Mumbai and Navi Mumbai to a mere 20-minute ride.

The Atal Setu will reduce 42 km of drive to only 22 km, saving travel time and fuel both.

A night view of the MTHL- Mumbai Trans Harbour Link Road on the eve of the PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate MTHL on Thursday. (Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times)
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A night view of the MTHL- Mumbai Trans Harbour Link Road on the eve of the PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate MTHL on Thursday. (Satish Bate/ Hindustan Times) (HT_PRINT)
12 Jan 2024, 01:20:00 PM IST

LIVE: PM Modi reviews march past performed by NCC cadets in Nashik

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Nashik on Friday, reviewed the march past performed by NCC cadets at the opening ceremony of the 27th National Youth Festival.

12 Jan 2024, 01:17:16 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: List of projects PM Modi will inaugurate today

PM Modi has inaugurated the 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik as of now.

He is slated to inaugurate the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu in Mumbai.

PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone for an underground road tunnel connecting the Eastern Freeway's Orange Gate and launch Namo Mahila Shashaktikaran Abhiyaan.

The Prime Minister will dedicate phase 1 of the Surya regional bulk drinking water project.

Prime Minister will dedicate about 2000 crore railway projects to the nation. These include the dedication of 'Phase 2 of Uran-Kharkopar railway line' which will enhance connectivity to Navi Mumbai.

The Prime Minister will also flag off the inaugural run of the EMU train from Uran railway station to Kharkopar.

12 Jan 2024, 01:03:00 PM IST

PM Modi inaugurates 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik today. PM will address around one lakh Youth participants shortly.

This year, National Youth Day will be celebrated by all field organisations of the Department of Youth Affairs in districts pan-India in collaboration with multiple Government departments. 'MY Bharat' volunteers throughout the country, with support from NSS units, NYKS and many educational institutions will coordinate their energies to carry out activities to volunteer for India. Youth Clubs will also bring their vibrant energy to the celebration, ensuring a truly inclusive atmosphere. More than 88,000 volunteers will participate in the campaign.

12 Jan 2024, 12:56:43 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: THESE vehicles are prohibited on MTHL bridge

Entry of the following vehicles: Motor Cycle, Moped, 3 Wheeler Tempo, Auto Rickshaw, Tractor, Tractor With unladen trolley, Animal Drawn Vehicles & Slow Moving Vehicle will not be allowed on MTHL/Atal Setu, Mumbai Traffic Police said.

12 Jan 2024, 12:46:08 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: 7 workers died during the construction of MTHL bridge

Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) commissioner Sanjay Mukherjee told Hindustan Times that during the construction of Atal Setu bridge, seven workers died.

"Overall, seven workers had died, and those deaths were reported before I took charge in July 2023".

The official added that that the MTHL was completed six months before the deadline.

12 Jan 2024, 12:38:04 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: ‘Bridge was ready six months before deadline’, MMRDA chief says

Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) commissioner Sanjay Mukherjee told Hindustan Times that the 21.8-km-long Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) was ready on 25 December-sixth months before the deadline.

"Initially, I made the workers do two shifts. But when the contractors told me that they could complete the work by June 2024 or earliest by March 2024, we made the workers come in three shifts," the MMRDA chief told HT.

12 Jan 2024, 12:29:55 PM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE: PM Modi pays floral tribute to Swami Vivekananda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary, noting that he established Indian spiritualism and culture on the global stage. PM Modi will inaugurate the 27th National Youth Festival in Maharashtra's Nashik shortly. The festival is organised every year on Swami Vivekananda's birth anniversary.

12 Jan 2024, 12:18:44 PM IST

PM Modi offers prayers at Shree Kalaram Mandir in Nashik

Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers prayers at Shree Kalaram Mandir in Nashik, Maharashtra today. Kalaram temple, dedicated to Lord Ram, is located in the Panchvati area. The temple is also known for a protest launched by B R Ambedkar on March 2 1930, to seek entry for Dalits into the shrine.

12 Jan 2024, 11:16:42 AM IST

PM Modi holds roadshow in Nashik | Watch video

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a roadshow in Nashik of Maharashtra. He will also offer prayers at the Shree Kalaram Mandir in the city before heading to Mumbai to inaugurate Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL).

12 Jan 2024, 10:45:09 AM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: Watch video of MTHL bridge

Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis has shared a video of Atal Setu bridge on the X platfrom.

12 Jan 2024, 09:41:06 AM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: PM Modi to inaugurate multiple projects in Maharashtra today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch development projects worth over 30,500 crore in Maharashtra on Friday.

  • PM Modi will inaugurate the Mumbai Trans-harbour Link (MTHL), now named 'Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewari-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu' today.
  • At a public event in Navi Mumbai, the prime minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of the underground road tunnel connecting Eastern Freeway's Orange Gate to Marine Drive.
  • PM Modi will dedicate Phase 1 of the Surya regional bulk drinking water project to the nation. The water project will provide a drinking water supply to Palghar and Thane districts.
  • Prime Minister Modi will also launch several rail projects.
  • PM Modi will inaugurate 'Bharat Ratnam' (Mega Common Facilitation Centre) for the Gems and Jewellery sector at Santacruz Electronic Export Processing Zone- Special Economic Zone (SEEPZ SEZ), which is the first of its kind in India with the best available machines in the world including 3D metal printing.
  • PM Modi will also inaugurate the 27th National Youth Festival in Nashik. The National Youth Festival is organised every year from January 12 to 16.

12 Jan 2024, 09:25:46 AM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: India’s Longest Sea Bridge lit up before inaugration

12 Jan 2024, 09:14:26 AM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: Know about speed limit rules on MTHL

The maximum speed limit for four-wheelers on the Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) will be 100 kmph.

The speed will be restricted to 40 kmph on the ascent and descent of the bridge.

There will be no entry for vehicles like motorcycles, mopeds, three-wheelers, autos, tractors, animal-drawn vehicles and slow-moving vehicles.

12 Jan 2024, 08:41:05 AM IST

PM Modi to lay foundation stone of underground road tunnel today

PM Modi will also lay the foundation stone of the underground road tunnel connecting Eastern Freeway's Orange Gate to Marine Drive. The 9.2-km-long tunnel will be built at a cost of more than 8,700 crore.

12 Jan 2024, 08:29:52 AM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: Length, cost other deatils of MTHL bridge

Atal Setu is about 21.8 km long six-lane bridge having about 16.5 km length over sea and about 5.5 km on the land. The Mumbai Trans Harbour Link has been constructed at a total cost of more than 17,840 crore.

The bridge will also reduce the travel time from Mumbai to Pune, Goa and South India.

12 Jan 2024, 08:08:37 AM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: PM Modi will inaugurate MTHL bridge in the afternoon

Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the Atal Setu/MTHL bridge in Mumbai on Friday. The inauguration ceremony of Mumbai's MTHL bridge will take place at around 3:30 pm on Friday. PM Modi will travel on India's longest sea bridge from INS Shikra in Colaba to Navi Mumbai near an upcoming airport site.

12 Jan 2024, 08:02:58 AM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: Toll price details

The toll for the Sewri-Shivaji Nagar (Ulwe) stretch has been fixed at 200 and 50 for the 2.5 km Shivai Nagar-Gavhan stretch.

The toll for a return trip will be 1.5 times the one-way charge.

The Atal Setu or MTHL bridge will be open for commuters on Saturday morning.

12 Jan 2024, 07:53:56 AM IST

Atal Setu inauguration LIVE updates: PM Modi to inaugurate MTHL bridge in Mumbai shortly

PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sewri-Nhava Sheva Atal Setu today. Atal Setu is longest bridge in India and also the longest sea bridge in the country.

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