Rourkela: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Rourkela. PM Modi will unveil the second modernisation project of the Rourkela Steel Plant. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik received Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Rourkela Airstrip.
During his short visit of about two hours, Modi would be visiting different sites of the Rourkela Steel Plant. He would be dedicating a new and modernised plant at RSP to the nation which has been completed with an investment of Rs 12,000 crore. Also, MoU will be inked between the Government of Odisha and the Government of India through the Ministry of Railways and the Ministry of Coal for development of infrastructure for efficient extraction of coal. After the operational of RSP modernisation units, the plant will augment its hot metal capacity from 2 MTPA to 4.5 MTPA.