Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of several key projects in Tamil Nadu including the Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I extension, completed at a cost of Rs 3,770 crore, and commission passenger services from Washermenpet to Wimco Nagar. today which have been launched with the aim to add speed to fulfilling the vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat. Later, he will be visiting Kerala. This comes ahead of the state assembly polls. PM Modi also handed over to the Army the state-of-the-art the Arjun tank, which has been indigenously designed and developed, manufactured by the Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment, DRDO along with 15 academic institutions, eight labs and several MSMEs.