Prime Minister Narendra Modi The states will visit Assam and West Bengal today to lay the foundation stone of several projects.
On Twitter, Modi wrote, “Leaving Assam and West Bengal to inaugurate various projects. They will accelerate India’s development journey.”
The Prime Minister will dedicate important projects in the oil and gas sector to the nation at a function held at Dhemajir Shilapathar in Assam at 11:30 am on Monday. He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of engineering colleges during the event. He will later inaugurate several railway projects in Hooghly, West Bengal.
In Assam, the Prime Minister will dedicate the country to Indian Oil’s Bangaigaon refinery, Madaruban, a secondary tank farm of Dibrugarh Oil India Limited and a gas compressor station at Hebeda village in Minum’s Makum. He will inaugurate Dhemaji Engineering College and lay the foundation stone of Sulkuchi Engineering College.
Indian Oil’s Bongaigaon refinery INNDX unit uses locally made technology to produce higher LPG and higher-octane petrol yields from heavy feedstock. The unit will increase the refinery’s crude processing capacity from 2.35 MMTPA (million metric tons per year) to 2.7 MMTPA. Its commission will also significantly increase LPG production from 50 TMT (thousand metric tons) to 257 TMT and motor spirit (petrol) production from 210 TMT to 533 TMT.
In West Bengal, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the expansion of the Metro Railway from Noapara to Dakshineswar and flag the first service of this extension. The 4.1 km extension was constructed at a cost ₹4 fully 4 crore rupees, fully funded by the Central Government. This will further disrupt road traffic and improve urban mobility. This expansion will make it easier for millions of tourists and devotees to enter the two world-famous Kali temples at Kalighat and Dakshineswar.
The two newly constructed stations, Baranagar and Dakshineswar, have modern passenger facilities and are aesthetically decorated with murals, photographs, sculptures and sculptures.
Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate the third line between Kalaikunda and Jhargram, a 132-kilometer-long, 30-kilometer line of the Kharagpur-Adityapur third line project on the South Eastern Railway, at an estimated cost. ₹1,312 crore.
He will double the Khargaghat road section from Azimganj on the Howrah-Bundel-Azimganj section of the Eastern Railway to the nation, which has been built at a project cost. ₹240 crore.