According to the government statement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Assam on Sunday, 7th February around 11:45 am to lay the foundation stone of two hospitals and launch “Asom Mela”, a program for state highways and major district roads, at Dehkiajuli in the state’s Sonitpur district.
The Prime Minister will then lay the foundation stone of two medical colleges and hospitals, which are being set up at Biswanath and Charaideo, at a total estimated project cost of over Rs 1,100 crore. It said that each hospital will have a 500-bed capacity and 100 MBBS seat capacity.
The Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal is also scheduled to honor the occasion.
He is scheduled to then visit West Bengal’s Haldia district at 4:50 PM later the same day. He is there the foundation stone of key infrastructure projects.
The statement said
It said that the LPG import terminal will cater to the growing requirement of LPG in West Bengal and other states in eastern and north-eastern India and is an important step towards realizing the vision of the Prime Minister to provide clean cooking LPG to every household.
The Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation the 348 km Dobhi-Durgapur Natural Gas Pipeline section, which is part of the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project.
According to the government, the pipeline will help the revival of HURL Sindri (Jharkhand) fertilizer plant, supply gas to Matix Fertilizer Plant in Durgapur (West Bengal), and cater to the gas demand of industrial, commercial and automobile sectors, and city gas distribution across all major towns in the state.
Modi will then lay the foundation stone of the second Catalytic-Isodewaxing unit of Haldia Refinery of Indian Oil Corporation, which will have a capacity of 270 thousand metric tonnes per annum, and once commissioned, is expected to result in a saving of about $185 million in foreign exchange.
Modi will also dedicate to the nation the four-lane ROB-cum-flyover at Ranichak, Haldia on NH 41, which has been built at the cost of Rs 190 crore.
The statement said that these projects are in line with the Prime Minister’s vision of Purvodaya, of driving growth of Eastern India. Governor and Chief Minister of West Bengal, and Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas will be present on the occasion.