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PM to visit Chhattisgarh tomorrow, to inaugurate expanded Bhilai steel plant

Press Trust of India  |  Raipur 

will be on a one-day visit to tomorrow where he will dedicate the modernised and expanded to the nation.

He will also take part in programmes in Naya Raipur - the upcoming capital city of the state.

This will be Modi's second visit to the poll-bound state in the last two months.

The will inaugurate and at Naya Raipur. Thereafter, in Bhilai, he will inaugurate Raipur-Jagdalpur air service, lay foundation stone for the new building of (IIT), Bhilai, besides dedicating to the nation the expanded and modernised (BSP) of SAIL.

will also address a public meeting at Jayanti Stadium in

"He will arrive at Vivekananda Airport in Raipur by a special aircraft of at10.40 am tomorrow," a government here said today.

Soon after reaching here, he will proceed to Naya Raipur by road and dedicate to the nation Naya Raipur smart city's and Control Centre, he said.

Through this centre, water supply, power supply, sanitation, traffic movement, integrated building management, city connectivity and (data centre) and monitoring of complete Naya Raipur will be carried out, he added.

The Command and will be managed through GIS platform, where the residents can register their complaints regarding service dysfunction through helpline numbers, he added.

Subsequently, he will proceed to Bhilai by IAF helicopter, where he will dedicate the expanded and modernised project of Plant, the said.

In Bhilai, he will address a public meeting at Jayanti stadium.

Meanwhile, he will lay the foundation stone for the new building of the and inaugurate air connectivity betweenRaipurand Jagdalpur under the Centre's 'Udaan' scheme, he said.

"With the launch of this air-connectivity, Bastar will be put into the country's aviation map," the said.

On the occasion, the PM will distribute laptops under Suchna Kranti Yojana scheme to five students apart from distribution of citations, cheques and materials to select beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Matri Vandana Yojana, Standup and Mudra Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Scheme, Mukhya Mantri Aabadi Patta Vitaran Yojana.

Raman Singh, of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh will also address the gathering on the occasion, he said.

The PM will then return to Vivekananda Airport Raipurby helicopter at2.20 pmand leave for New Delhiby a special IAF plane at2.25 pm.

Massive security arrangements have been made in the capital and Bhilai for the PM's visit.

Modi's visit assumes significance for the ruling BJP which is eyeing to retain power for the fourth consecutive term in the Assembly polls due by this year end in the state.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 16:50 IST