PM Modi inaugurates Terminal 2 of Bengaluru Kempegowda Airport
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru on 11 November. He also unveiled the 108 feet high bronze statue of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, the 'Statue of Prosperity'.
The bronze statue was constructed to commemorate the contribution of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, the founder of the city of Bengaluru.
The Prime Minister attended the 36th Convocation of Gandhigram Rural Institute in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu.
On 12 November Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.
He will visit the RFCL plant at Ramagundam, Telangana.
Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport
Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport, built at a cost of around Rs 5000 crores.
Terminal 2 of Kempegowda International Airport The passenger capacity of the airport, which is currently 2.5 million, will now increase to 5-6 crore.
Terminal 2 is designed as the Garden City of Bengaluru where travellers will experience a "walk in the garden".
The airport has already set a benchmark in sustainability with 100% utilization of renewable energy on campus.
Terminal 2 will be the largest terminal in the world to receive a pre-certified platinum rating by the US GBC (Green Building Council) before commencing operations.
Terminal 2 is influenced by four guiding principles: Terminal in the Garden, Sustainability, Technology and Arts and Culture.
Chennai-Mysore Vande Bharat Express
PM also flagged off the Chennai-Mysore Vande Bharat Express and Bharat Gaurav Kashi Darshan trains at KSR Railway Station.
This is the fifth Vande Bharat Express train in the country and the first such train in South India.
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