New Delhi, Jun 13: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Chhattisgarh on Thursday, a PMO release said. In Bhilai, the Prime Minister will dedicate the modernised and expanded Bhilai Steel Plant, to the nation. The modernisation includes installation of cutting-edge technologies for improvement in productivity, yield, quality, cost competitiveness, energy efficiency and environmental protection.
During the same event, Mr Modi will lay the foundation stone for the permanent campus of IIT Bhilai.
He will also unveil a plaque to mark the commencement of phase-2 of BharatNet. The BharatNet project envisages connecting Gram Panchayats with underground optical fibre network.
The Prime Minister will inaugurate air services between Jagdalpur and Raipur. He will also distribute laptops, certificates and cheques to beneficiaries under various schemes. He will also address a public meeting.
Before arriving in Bhilai, Mr Modi will visit Naya Raipur Smart City, where he will inaugurate the Integrated Command and Control Centre for the city.