New Delhi [India], Jun 14 (NT): Ahead of Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will embark on a one-day visit to Chhattisgarh.
He will inaugurate multiple projects in the state today.The Prime Minister will first launch the Integrated Command and Control Centre in Naya Raipur Smart City.
After that Prime Minister Modi will visit the Bhilai Steel Plant, here he will open a modernized and expanded part of the steel plant.
As per an official release statement, "The modernization includes installation of cutting-edge technologies for improvement in productivity, yield, quality, cost competitiveness, energy efficiency and environmental protection."
During the same event, he 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 an underground optical fibre network," the official release further read.
The Prime Minister will also launch 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 release added.
This is Prime Minister Modi's second visit to Chhattisgarh in the last two months.