PM Narendra Modi to Visit Jharkhand and Odisha

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Jharkhand and Odisha today to inaugurate various development projects in the two states.

In Jharkhand he will lay the foundation stone of North Koel (Mandal Dam) project and Kanhar stone pipeline irrigation system. He will also inaugurate the the collective ‘e-griha pravesh’ of 25,000 beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana through video conferencing and address a public gathering.

After all these he will go to Baripada, Odisha. There he will dedicate a list of projects to the country of worth more than Rs. 4,500 crore. Those projects include four laning of 43.2 km Rimuli-Koida section of NH 215; 104.2 km of Singara-Binjabahal section of NH-6; and 53.2 km of Koida-Rajmunda Section of NH-215.

The Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd will also be dedicated by him.

Railway Projects will be launched along with flagging of a passenger train from Tatanagar to Badampahar by the PM.

Modi will also dedicate the doubling of Naranpur-Basantpur and Chillikidara-Sagadapata line to the nation. The Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation the multi modal logistics park (MMLP) at Balasore built at a cost of Rs 25 crore which will have custom facilitation centre for export/import. It will have a custom bonded area of 38325 sqm, one full length rail line, two warehouses and road weigh bridge, the officials said.

He is also slated to inaugurate conservation and development works for Rasikaray Temple and the excavated structure at the ancient fort of Haripurgarh, which was the 14th century stronghold of the Bhanja Dynasty of Mayurbhanj, the officials said.


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