PM to inaugurate slew of projects worth Rs 1,545 crore in Bolangir on Tuesday

  • Jan 14, 2019
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Bolangir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a slew of Centrally-funded projects worth over Rs 1,545 crore when he visits Bolangir on Tuesday, his third visit to Odisha in last three weeks.

Modi, who visited Bhubaneswar and Khurda on December 24 and Baripada on January 5, will visit the western Odisha district on January 5, where he is scheduled to address a rally, besides inaugurating and laying foundation of several development projects.

During his Bolangir visit, the Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation electrification of Jharsuguda-Vizinagaram and Sambalpur-Angul lines, spanning 813 km, completed at a cost of Rs 1,085 crore, the doubling of 14.273 km of Barpali-Dungaripali and 17.354 km Balangir-Deogaon road lines, completed at a cost of Rs 189.3 crore.

Among other railway projects, Prime Minister Modi will dedicate a Multi-Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) at Jharsuguda, built at a cost of Rs 100 crore.

Spread over an area of 28.3 acre, the MMLP is situated adjacent to the main line of Howrah-Mumbai, 5km from Jharsuguda Railway station.

Modi will also inaugurate 15 km Bolangir-Bichhupali new railway line built at a cost of Rs 115 crore and also flag off a new train on Bolangir-Bichhupali route which would benefit commuters in the region, besides connecting Bichhupali to Jharsuguda and Vizianagaram main line through Bolangir.

A bridge between Theruvali and Singapur road station, commissioned at a cost of Rs 27.4 crore, will be inaugurated on the occasion.

These apart, the Prime Minister will inaugurate renovation and restoration works at Nilamadhav & Siddheswar Temple at Gandhaharadi in Boudh, Paschim Somnath group of temples, also in Boudh, and Ranipur Jharial group of monuments in Balangir.

He will also inaugurate six passport sewa Kendras at Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Puri, Phulbani, Bargarh and Balangir and lay the foundation stone for permanent building at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sonepur, to be constructed with an investment of Rs 15.81 crore.


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