PM Modi to inaugurate Nagarnar steel plant in Chhattisgarh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of several development projects worth more than 26 thousand crore rupees in Jagdalpur, the divisional headquarters of tribal Bastar division in Chhattisgarh. Raipur Akashvani correspondent reports the Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation the NMDC’s greenfield Steel Plant established at Nagarnar in Bastar.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation today the steel plant established by the public sector National Mineral Development Corporation-NMDC at Nagarnar in the tribal Bastar district of Chhattisgarh. Built at a cost of about Rs 24 thousand crores, the integrated steel plant will produce high-quality steel. This plant and its ancillary industries will generate employment opportunities for thousands of people. With the commissioning of this plant, this tribal area which was once infamous for Maoist activities, will now register its place in the steel map of the world.
During his visit to Jagdalpur, the Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for the upgradation of Jagdalpur Railway Station and also dedicate to the nation the new rail line between Antagarh and Taroki and the double rail line project between Jagdalpur and Dantewada. The PM will also flag off the train service between Taroki and Raipur. These projects will improve rail connectivity in this tribal area and give impetus to the economic development of the area.
Besides, the Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation the new road built between Kunkuri and Chhattisgarh-Jharkhand border on National Highway-45.