Devbrat Patnaik

Bolangir: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his visit to Bolangir today, inaugurated and dedicated a slew of developmental projects worth over Rs 1545 crore to the people of Odisha. Modi’s trip to Bolangir is his third visit to the State in less than 30 days.

The PM stated that the developmental projects will have a transformative impact on the progress of Odisha.

The projects that were inaugurated include the 28.3 acre Multi Modal Logistics (MMLP) Jharsuguda, the Balangir-Bicchupalli new railway line, doubling of Barpali-Dungaripali and Bolangir-Deogaon road line along with electrification of 813 km of Jharsuguda-Vizinagaram and Sambalpur-Angul lines.

PM Modi also laid foundation stones for renovation and restoration works at Asurgarh Fort in Kalahandi.

This apart, he inaugurated the Bridge no. 588 between Therubali-Singapur road station and Passport Sewa Kendras at six places including Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Puri, Kandhamal, Bargarh and Bolangir, through video conferencing.

The Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone for a permanent building at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Sonepur.

Modi arrived in Bolangir at around 10 am this morning and was welcomed by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan, Jual Oram, Bolangir MLA Narasingha Mishra and other senior leaders.

Following the government programme, the Prime Minister will address a huge public gathering during the party event in Bolangir.