PM To Visit Poll-Bound West Bengal, Assam On Feb 7 To Launch Key Projects
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit poll-bound Assam and West Bengal on February 7 to inaugurate a number of projects.
His first stop will be Assam, where he will lay foundation stone of two hospitals on Sunday morning and launch ‘Asom Mala’, a programme for state highways and major district roads, at Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district.
Modi will then fly to West Bengal to unlock key infrastructure projects at Haldia.
The Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation an LPG import terminal built, by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited. It has a capacity of 1 million metric tonnes per annum and will cater to growing LPG requirement in West Bengal and other states in east and north-east India.
The 348 km Dobhi-Durgapur Natural Gas Pipeline section, part of the ‘one nation, one gas grid’ plan, wlll also be launched. The pipeline will help in the revival of HURL Sindri (Jharkhand) fertilizer plant, supply gas to Matix Fertilizer Plant in Durgapur (West Bengal) and cater to gas demand of industrial, commercial and automobile sectors, and city gas distribution across major towns in the state.
Modi will then lay foundation stone of the second Catalytic-Isodewaxing unit of Haldia Refinery of Indian Oil Corporation.
He will also dedicate to the nation the 4-lane ROB-cum-flyover at Ranichak, Haldia, on NH 41, which will result in uninterrupted movement of traffic from Kolaghat to Haldia Dock complex and surrounding areas.
The PM had visited Bengal last month also, to attend Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary celebrations in Kolkata.