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PM Modi inaugurates, laid foundation stone of projects worth Rs 20,000 Crore in Odisha – N.F Times

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PM Modi inaugurates, laid foundation stone of projects worth Rs 20,000 Crore in Odisha – N.F Times

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Chandikhole: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated, dedicated and laid foundation stones for various developmental projects worth Rs 20,000 Crore in Odisha.

Gracing a programme at Chandikhole in Odisha’s Jajpur district today, PM Modi inaugurated the Indian Oil Corporation Limited Mono Ethylene Glycol project in Paradip Refinery which will further help in reducing India’s import dependency.

He also inaugurated 344 km-long product pipeline traversing from Paradip in Odisha to Haldia in West Bengal. In order to augment the import infrastructure on the Eastern Coast of India, he inaugurated 0.6 MMTPA LPG Import facility at Paradip.

In order to boost road infrastructure in the region, Modi dedicated to the nation four-laning of Singhara to Binjabahal Section of NH-49; four laning of Binjabahal to Tileibani Section of NH-49; four laning of Balasore-Jharpokharia Section of NH-18 and four laning of Tangi-Bhubaneswar Section of NH-16. He also laid the foundation stone for eight laning of Chandikhole-Paradip Section at Chandikhole.

Expansion of the railway network also took place with focus on modernizing and extending rail connectivity. Prime Minister dedicated to nation, 162 Km Bansapani – Daitari – Tomka – Jakhapura Rail Line. It will not only enhance the existing traffic facility’s capacity but also facilitates efficient transportation of Iron and Manganese ore from Keonjhar District to the nearest ports and steel plants, significantly contributing to regional economic growth. Inauguration of CONCOR Container Depot in Kalinga Nagar was done with an aim to boost domestic and international trade. Foundation stone was laid for the Electric Loco Periodical Overhauling Workshop at Narla, the Wagon Periodical Overhauling Workshop at Kantabanji and upgradation and augmentation of maintenance facilities at Baghuapal. Other railway projects, including flagging off new train services, also took up during his visit.

Prime Minister also inaugurated 5 MLD capacity seawater desalination plant at Odisha Sands Complex of IREL(I) Ltd. This project has been built as a part of field applications of indigenous desalination technologies developed by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre.

The programme was attended by Governor Raghubar Das, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

 





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