Modi in Chhattisgarh Live Updates: Prime Minister reiterates promise of housing for all by 2022

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New Delhi | Updated:Sep 22, 2018 5:24:55 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a series of developmental projects including an airport in Jharsuguda of Odisha during his visit to the state.

Modi in Chhattisgarh, Janjgir town, BJP, Chhattisgarh Assembly pollsModi in Chhattisgarh Live Updates: PM lays foundation stone for development projects in Janjgir town

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a series of development projects including an airport in Jharsuguda of Odisha during his visit to the state. Inaugurating a new airport at Jharsuguda, he said that it will attract investors to the mineral-rich area and will act as a lifeline in the western region of the state. The PM also laid the foundation stone for a Rs 13,000 crore-project to revive the Talcher fertiliser plant. He exuded confidence that the plant will begin production in the stipulated 36 months. The fertiliser plant will for the first time see coal being converted into gas for use as feedstock and for producing neem-coated urea.

He also inaugurated the Garjanbahal open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), which has coal block reserves of 230 million tonne with an annual production capacity of 13 million tonne. It will generate direct employment opportunity for 894 people and indirect job opportunities for 5,000.The PM also launched the 53.1-km long Jharsuguda-Serdega railway line constructed by the MCL. Modi also dedicated to the nation Dulanga Coal Mining Project of NTPC in Sundargarh district. This is the second mine of the state-run company to be operational and its first in Odisha.

From here, the PM left for neighbouring poll-bound Chhattisgarh where he laid the foundation stone for several development projects. Addressing a public meeting in Janjgir-Champa, he virtually kicked off the election campaign for the BJP saying “people of the state are mature enough to elect a stable government”. He said that the only objective of the BJP-led governments at the Centre and in Chhattisgarh were the welfare of the poor and the common people.

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    16:54 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM reiterates promise of housing for all by 2022

    In Janjgir of Chhattisgarh, the Prime Minister reiterated his promise to provide home to every Indian by 2022. He said that the government ic committed to development for all. "Why did only a select few used to get houses earlier? Don't the poor have the right to own houses? Corruption had ruined governance system. We are committed to development for all. We want to ensure a roof over every head by 2022."

    16:44 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    Moving ahead with Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas: PM

    We want to create a new, modern Chhattisgarh. We are moving ahead with the mission of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas: PM Modi

    16:42 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    'Chhattisgarh among fastest growing states'

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Chhattisgarh is among the fastest growing states in the country. "Atal ji created 3 states - Uttarakhand, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh. It is due to his vision of development that all these states are progressing rapidly."

    16:24 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM lays foundation stone for Bilaspur-Anuppur third rail track project
    16:23 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM lays foundation stone for development projects in Chhattisgarh
    15:08 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    Modi to address ‘Kisan Sammelan’ in Chhattisgarh

    In Janjgir town, the PM will address a ‘Kisan Sammelan’ which is being organised under the Atal Vikas Yatra being carried by CM Raman Singh ahead of the Assembly polls. This is Prime Minister's third visit to Chhattisgarh during last six months.

    13:25 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM Modi inaugurates airport in Jharsuguda
    11:54 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM Modi on triple talaq

    The PM also took the opportunity to target the opposition for stalling the Triple Talaq Bill in the Rajya Sabha. He said that the intention of his government is very clear and promised that the justice will be done with Muslim mothers and sisters. “Three days ago, the central government took a decision that was needed since decades. The decision was on Triple Talaq. No one was ready to even talk about it due to the fear of losing votes. Now, it has been declared illegal.”

    11:49 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM Modi on cleanliness

    I had urged CM Naveen Babu that Odisha will be left behind in cleanliness. But today, when I have come here, I again urge Naveen Babu to give priority to cleanliness in Odisha for the health of the people here. I urge Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to link people of state with Ayushman Bharat scheme to be launched on Sunday

    11:49 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM promises timely completion of Talcher Fertiliser Plant

    When BJP government came to power in the centre, the work on fertiliser plants picked up speed. I ensure you that the construction of Talcher Fertiliser Plant will be completed in 36 months and I will again come here to inaugurate it.

    11:46 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM Modi addressing public rally in Talcher

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is a day-long visit to Odisha is presently addressing a public rally in Talcher og Angul district. Earlier, he inaugurated a the country's first coal gasification-based fertiliser plant here.

    11:43 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    'Projects like Talcher Fertiliser Plant central to country's growth'

    It is our firm commitment is to take the nation to newer heights of progress with renewed energy and greater momentum. Projects like the fertiliser plant here are central to India's growth story. This plant will use latest technology as well: PM

    11:08 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM lays foundation stone for Talcher Fertiliser Plant

    PM Modi lays the foundation stone for the country's first coal gasification based fertiliser plant at Talcher in Angul district. The plant will be commissioned by 2022. According to officials, the plant will ensure easy availability of urea in the state. There is no urea plant in the state. This fertiliser plant is being developed by Talcher Fertilisers Limited, a joint-venture of GAIL, Coal India Ltd, Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilisers Ltd and Fertiliser Corporation of India Ltd.

    10:52 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM to inaugurate Jharsuguda airport

    The PM will also inaugurate airport in Jharsuguda. According to officials, the new airport in has been developed for all-weather operations, including night operations for A-320 type aircraft. Once the airport becomes operational from today, it will be the second airport to be operational in the state. The airport will provide connectivity to Bhubaneswar, Raipur and Ranchi under the the Modi government's UDAN scheme.

    10:41 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM Modi meets Anganwadi workers in Talcher
    10:40 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    Country's first coal gasification based fertiliser plant in Talcher

    At Talcher in Angul district, the PM will lay the foundation stone and commence work for the country's first coal gasification based fertiliser plant. According to a PTI report, the fertiliser plant is being developed by Talcher Fertilisers Limited, a joint-venture of GAIL, Coal India Ltd, Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilisers Ltd and Fertiliser Corporation of India Ltd. The plant, to be commissioned by 2022, will ensure easy availability of urea in Odisha as there is no urea plant in the state.

    10:39 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM Modi arrives in Talcher of Odisha

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen patnaik received the Prime Minister in Talccher. At Talcher in Angul district, the PM will lay the foundation stone and commence work for the country's first coal gasification based fertiliser plant. 

    10:36 (IST)22 Sep 2018
    PM Modi to visit Chhattisgarh today

    From here, the Prime Minister will leave for Janjgir Champa in poll-bound Chhattisgarh. He will lay the foundation stone for highway projects and a railway line here. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari, MoS for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai will be present on the occasion.

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