PM Modi Visit Odisha on 5 March 2024

PM Modi visit to Odisha on his national tour of 10 days-12 states .  On occasion of birth anniversary of Shri Biju Patnaik and ‘Utkala Diwas. During PM Modi visit today in Odisha launched around 16 projects worth Rs 20,000 crores.

PM Modi in Odisha today-checkout projects launched

Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi visit Odisha today on March 5,today. As soon as the PM landed in Chandikhole, Odisha he began inaugurating new projects one after another. Boosting development in all sectors like rail, petroleum, highways etc the total amounted to 19,600 crore rupees. Governor of Odisha, Shri Raghubar Das, Chief Minister of Odisha, Shri Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan were present on the occasion among others.

PM Modi in Odisha today is on his 10 days-12 states (and UTs) tour to dedicate, inaugurate and lay foundation stone of 29 new projects around sub-continent. One of the aims of this tour is to gain public support for upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2024. During this tour he shall visit Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, J&K, Assam, Arunachal  Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Delhi. This visit to Odisha co-insides with the birth anniversary of Shri Biju Patnaik and Odisha Formation Day  which is seen as a very positive response factor.

In Odisha there are around 16 projects launched worth Rs 20,000 crores. These projects shall create new employment opportunities for upto 60 lakh people in Odisha.

Know about benefits of these projects :

  1. Employment generation for upto 60 lakh workers.
  2. Development in infrastructure and connectivity of Odisha with other states.
  3. Livelihood upliftment of poor people.
  4. Economic development of state and FDI opportunities.
  5. Better Utilization of natural resources of the state.
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Details of Projects announced by PM Modi in Odisha today

  1. 4L+PS/2L+PS from 0.000 km to 35,800 km (Kuakhia Mangalpur Section) NH20
  2. Electric Loco Periodical Overhauling Workshop at Narla (370 crore)
  3. Wagon periodical overhauling workshop at Kantabanji (250 crore)
  4. Wagon Maintenance facilities at Baghaupal
  5. Mono Ethylene Glycol (MEG) Project at Indian Oil Paradip refinery (5,700)
  6. Indian Oil Paradip -Somnathpur -Haldia product pipeline (1300 crore)
  7. Indian Oil 0.6 MMTP LPG Import terminal at Paradip, Odisha (745 crore)
  8. CONCOR container depot in Kalinga Nagar area (90 crore)
  9. BARC Seawater De-Salination Plant by IREL (India) Ltd, Odisha (135 crore)
  10. 4-laning of Balasore – Jharpokhria section of NH-18
  11. 4-laning of Singhara – Binjhabahal section of NH-49
  12. 6-laning of Tangi-Bhubneswar section of NH-16
  13. 4-laning of Binjhabahal-Teleibani section of NH-49
  14. 8-laning of Chandikhor-Paradip section of NH-53
  15. Railways-projects worth Rs 3200 crore

                 15.1 Baspani-Daitari-Tomka-Jakhapur line doubling (1800 crore)

                 15.2 Railway service from Puri-Anand Vihar Terminal and Paradip-Kendujhargadh and MMLP  Jajpur To ICD Dadri.

                  15.3 First time direct train from Kendujhargadh to New Delhi

Highlights of importance of new Odisha projects

  • Indian Oil MEG project, Paradip- MEG is an important raw material used in various industries with market worth $25 billion. This unit is expected to produce 332KTA MEG. It will reduce dependence on imports for this product and promotes ATMANIRBHAR BHARAT. Facilitate raw material availability to the textile industries.
  • 2/4/6/8-laning of highways- improve connectivity of Odisha. Transportation of goods become easier, boost tourism, promote safety of travelers etc.
  • Sea water De-Salination plant- BARC develop technology to remove salts from sea water and make it fit for drinking. This plant process 50 lakh litres of sea water every day and make it drinkable. Pure water shall reach homes of many civilians in Odisha.
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