Prime Minister Inaugurates, Launches Development Works In Baripada, Odisha
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited Baripada, in Odisha.
He unveiled a digital plaque to mark the commencement of work for conservation and development of Rasika Ray Temple, and Excavated Structure at Ancient Fort Haripurgarh.
He laid the Foundation Stone for three National Highway projects.
He dedicated to the nation, the Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG pipeline of IOCL. He also inaugurated the Multi Modal Logistic Park at Balasore, and six Passport Sewa Kendras.
He also flagged off the second passenger train from Tatanagar to Badampahar.
Addressing the gathering, he said the total worth of projects inaugurated, or for which the Foundation Stone was laid today, is over Rs. 4000 crore.
He said the Balasore-Haldia-Durgapur LPG pipeline, will ensure easy supply of LPG in parts of Odisha and West Bengal, saving transportation cost and time.
The Prime Minister said that in the last four and a half years, the Union Government has attempted to reduce the difficulty faced by people in obtaining passports. He said that the six Passport Sewa Kendras being inaugurated today, are a step in this direction. He described this as another effort towards "ease of living."