PM in Odisha: Work commences for revival of Talcher Fertilizer Plant, Jharsuguda airport inaugurated

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, visited Odisha today. At Talcher, he unveiled a plaque to mark the commencement of work for the revival of Talcher Fertilizer Plant.

Speaking on the occasion, he expressed happiness that the important step of beginning work on the fertiliser plant had been taken. We are fulfilling dreams that should have been fulfilled long ago, the Prime Minister said. He said the aim of the Government is to take India to new heights of growth. Projects like the fertiliser plant here are central to India’s growth story, the Prime Minister said, adding that this plant will use latest technology as well.

In Jharsuguda, the Prime Minister inaugurated Jharsuguda airport, and flagged off the first flight from Jharsuguda to Raipur. He also dedicated the Garjanbahal coal mines, and the Jharsuguda-Barapali-Sardega rail link to the nation. He unveiled a plaque to mark the commencement of coal production and transportation from Dulanga coal mines.

Speaking on the occasion, he said he is happy to be in Jharsuguda to inaugurate an airport and other development projects. These development works will greatly benefit the people of Odisha, he added.

The Prime Minister said India’s aviation sector is being transformed rapidly, and this augurs well for 125 crore Indians.

This airport in Jharsuguda is well located to serve the needs of the people of Odisha, the Prime Minister said. He said that connectivity is at the core of all round development. The Union Government has devoted significant efforts to enhance connectivity all over the nation, the Prime Minister added.