Bhubaneswar: After Kalahandi, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is likely to hold another mega show in Odisha’s Sundargarh on February 16 with senior Ministers and MLAs in attendance.
He would be laying the foundation of a world-class hockey stadium in the Steel City of Rourkela, which would be hosting 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup, besides addressing a public meeting, sources told the Times of India.
The stadium is been planned within BPUT campus and work on it is likely to begin in April, it added.
After the stupendous success of Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2018, the international hockey federation (FIH) had announced that the 2023 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup will be hosted in Odisha, for the second consecutive time, at two venues, Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.
Quoting the sources, the report further said that the CM would also inaugurate and lay the foundation of various development projects in the district.
On January 15, Naveen had laid the foundation of 52 projects worth Rs 1,020 crore and inaugurated 57 projects worth Rs 1064 crore in his first public event since the COVID-19 outbreak.