Bhilai, (Chhattisgarh)[India] June 13 (NT): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to inaugurate a modernized and expanded Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh on June 14 as ANI reported.
According to an official release, "The modernization includes installation of cutting-edge technologies for improvement in productivity, yield, quality, cost competitiveness, energy efficiency and environmental protection."
As per the reports during the same event, PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for the permanent campus of Indian Institue of Technology (IIT) Bhilai.
In addition he will unveil the beginning of phase-2 of BharatNet (Bharat Broadband Network Limited).
"The BharatNet project envisages connecting Gram Panchayats with underground optical fibre network," the official release statement read.
The Prime Minister will also inaugurate air services between Jagdalpur and Raipur.
"He will also distribute laptops, certificates, and cheques etc. to beneficiaries under various schemes. He will also address a public meeting," the official statement further read.
Following his Bhilai visit, the Prime Minister is programmed to visit Naya Raipur Smart City, where he will launch the Integrated Command and Control Centre for the city.
Worth mention here the visit comes ahead of the Chhattisgarh assembly elections slated to be held later this year. (NT)