I look forward to being with my sisters and brothers of Odisha tomorrow: PM Modi
Bhubaneswar: “I look forward to being with my sisters and brothers of Odisha tomorrow,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in a twitter post ahead of his one-day journey to Odisha.
“I look forward to being with my sisters and brothers of Odisha tomorrow. I would visit Talcher to join the programme marking the commencement of work in the Talcher Fertilizer Plant. I will also be in Jharsuguda to inaugurate the local airport,” said Modi.
“Various projects including the Garjanbahal coal mines and the Jharsuguda-Barapali-Sardega rail link will be dedicated to the nation. The projects in Odisha will benefit the energy sector and enhance connectivity,” he added.
The Prime Minister will arrive in Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar at 9 am and then will go to Talcher, where he will unveil a plaque to mark the commencement of work for the revival of Talcher Fertilizer Plant at 10 am. This is the first plant in India which will have a coal gasification-based fertilizer unit. In addition to fertilizer, this plant will produce natural gas, thereby contributing to the country’s energy requirements.
The Prime Minister will dedicate the Garjanbahal coal mines and the Jharsuguda-Barpali-Sardega rail link to the nation. He shall also unveil a plaque to mark the commencement of coal production and transportation from Dulanga coal mines.
Then he will arrive at the newly built second airport of Odisha at Jharsuguda in a special aircraft and dedicate the airport to the nation.
This airport will bring western Odisha on the aviation map of India, and facilitate regional air connectivity through the UDAN scheme.
Later, he will go to Janjgir Champa, in Chhattisgarh where he will visit an exhibition on traditional handloom and agriculture. He will lay the foundation stone for national highway projects, and the Pendra-Anuppur 3rd railway line. He will address the gathering.
Meanwhile, the security has been beefed-up from Bhubaneswar to Talcher to Jharsuguda for the PM’s visit.