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Pradhan Plans For Infra

Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan urged the officials for chalking out the Road Map and Action Plan for infrastructure Development in Odisha.  

Mr.Pradhan today held a Multi Sectoral Meeting with several Central Infrastructure Ministries and Odisha Government officials to discuss the Road Map and Action Plan for infrastructure development in Odisha.

Representatives from Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Shipping, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Ministry of Power and Ministry of Jal Shakti and Chief Secretary of Odisha were present in the meeting.

Odisha, with its strategic geographical location, long coastline, rich natural resources and demographic dividend stands uniquely poised to benefit from the Multi Sectoral comprehensive economic package announced by our Government under the leadership of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi.

The discussions centered around the Road Map and Action Plan for an infrastructure and connectivity-led industrial development of Odisha.

This will go a long way in making of an Aatmanirbhar Odisha.

This is in line with the clarion call of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Infrastructure-driven economic growth will also create large scale employment opportunities for the youth of Odisha, strongly feel Mr.Pradhan.

One of the Major Infrastructure Projects is Coastal Highways, which Mr.Pradhan is pursuing.

This Highway is to be constructed under the Bhratmala Pariyojana of the Central Government at an estimated cost of Rs 5,000 crore.

It will provide connectivity to 178 villages in Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak and Balasore.

Similarly Steel Hub in Kalinga Nagar will spur faster development in the state and major infrastructure like highways, railway lines are planned in the Steel Hub Project, said officials.
 


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