PM launches projects worth Rs 1,500 crore in Bolangir, says Centre committed for holistic development of Odisha, Eastern India

  • Jan 15, 2019
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Bolangir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched several development projects worth Rs 1500 crore and laid foundation stones of various projects in Bolangir and said the Central Government is committed for all round development of Odisha and Eastern India .

He dedicated Multi-Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) Jharsuguda to the nation. The MMLP will make Jharsuguda the prime hub of logistics in the region. Giving a boost to rail projects, Modi inaugurated the Bolangir-Bichhupali railway line built at an estimated cost of Rs. 115 crore.

In a reflection of his commitment towards the people of Odisha, the Prime Minister said that it was his third visit to Odisha over the past three weeks.

Addressing a gathering at the Railway Yard, he said that Government is making continuous efforts for the development of Eastern India and Odisha. Launch of a series of development projects at Balangir is a step in this direction.

The PM also dedicated to the nation, the new bridge over Nagavali River, doubling of Railway Lines between Barpali-Dungaripali and Bolangir-Deogaon and electrification of 813 km of Jharsuguda-Vizinagaram and Sambalpur-Angul lines.

The Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of Kendriya Vidyalaya in Sonepur at an estimated cost of Rs 15.81 crore.

He also expressed his happiness over the renovation and restoration works at the Nilamadhav and Siddheswar temples in Gandhaharadi in Boudh district. Modi also inaugurated restoration and renovation work of Ranipur Jharial group of monuments in Bolangir and Asurgarh Fort in Kalahandi.

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