Last Updated: Feb 03, 2024
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Odisha and Assam commencing today. He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple infrastructure projects worth more than 68 thousand crore rupees in Sambalpur, Odisha today. Mr Modi will inaugurate the Dhamra – Angul Pipeline Section of the Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra Pipeline Project. The project has been built at a cost of more than two thousand 450 crore rupees under the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga, which will connect Odisha with the National Gas Grid. The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) Talabira Thermal power project worth more than 27 thousand crore rupees.
The Prime Minister will then travel to Assam tomorrow. He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives worth more than 11 thousand crore rupees during a public programme in Guwahati. Mr Modi will lay the foundation stone of multiple road upgradation projects worth over three thousand 400 crore rupees, under which 43 roads including 38 bridges will be upgraded as part of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Corridor Connectivity. He will also inaugurate two 4-laning projects, namely Dolabari to Jamuguri and Biswanath Chariali to Gohpur. These projects will help improve the connectivity to Itanagar and boost the overall economic development of the region.