Prime Minister to inaugurate slew of projects in Odisha on Sep 22


Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate various developmental projects in Odisha on September 22.

He will inaugurate Jharsuguda airport and Udan, dedicate Garjanbahal open cast mines project of MCL and Jharsuguda-Sardega railway line of MCL in Sundargarh district and commencement of coal production and transportation from Dulanga coal mine of NTPC.

The PM will also launch the commencement of work for India’s first coal gasification-based fertilizer plant with pet coke blending, marking a significant milestone towards achieving the Government of India’s vision of making the country self-sufficient in the production of fertilizers through the revival of closed plants.

In a press meet jointly organized by Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited (MCL), NTPC Ltd., Talcher Fertilizers Ltd and Airports Authority of India (AAI) announced about the distinct projects to be launched by the Prime Minister in Angul, Jharsuguda and Sundargarh.

JP Singh, Director, Operations (Technical) and K. R. Vasudevan, Director, Finance, Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), M P Sinha, Regional Executive Director (Eastern Region-II) of NTPC, U V Dhatrak, Chairman & Managing Director as well as Chairman of Talcher Fertilizers Limited and Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers Limited respectively and A K Pathak, Member (Planning) of Airports Authority of India attended the meeting.