Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a series of developmental projects in Odisha and Chhattisgarh today.
In the first phase of his visit, Mr Modi will launch a series of developmental projects in Odisha including an airport at Jharsuguda and unveil a plaque marking the revival of Fertilizer Plant at Talcher.
This is the first plant in India which will have a coal gasification-based fertilizer unit and will also produce natural gas.
Mr. Modi will then travel to Jharsuguda where he will inaugurate the Jharsuguda airport. The airport will bring western Odisha on the country’s aviation map, and facilitate regional air connectivity through the government’s UDAN scheme.
During his day-long visit to the State, the Prime Minister will also dedicate the new Jharsuguda-Barapali-Sardega railway line and two coal mines of MCL and NTPC in Sundargarh district to the nation. Mr Modi will also attend public meeting at both the places.