Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday will inaugurate thirteen projects worth over Rs 14,500 crore during a day long visit to Odisha.
The projects are related to higher education, health, roads and highways, and culture.
The prime minister will lay the foundation stone for projects including the following
- Construction of a permanent campus of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Berhampur at a cost of Rs 1,583 crore
- Paradip-Hyderabad product pipeline for Rs 3,800 crore
- Six laning of the Chandikhole-Bhadrak section of NH16 (Rs 1,492 cr)
- Construction of the Bokaro-Angul section of the Jagdishpur-Haldia and Bokaro-Dhamra gas pipeline project (Rs 3,437 cr)
- Four-laning of the Cuttack-Angul section of NH-42 (1,991 cr)
PM Modi will also inaugurate ESIC hospital in Bhubaneshwar costing Rs 73.5 crore and the Lalitgiri Archaeological Museum which houses huge sculptures of the Buddha.
He will also release a commemorative coin and a postage stamp in memory of Paika Rebellion at a function in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar. This year marks the 200th anniversary the 1817 Rebellion led by Buxi Jagabandhu of Khorda district against the British.