On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a visit to Chhattisgarh to inaugurate the upgraded Bhilai Steel Plant to the nation. Mr Modi will not only address a public meeting on the occasion but will also lay the foundation stone for IIT Bhilai campus. He will reveal the phase 2 of BharatNet, BharatNet project visualise in connecting rural areas with underground optical fibre network. It aims to connect all 2.5 Lakh Gram Panchayats in the country.
The up gradation of Bhilai Steel Plant includes installation of cutting-edge technologies for improvement in productivity, yield, quality, cost competitiveness, energy efficiency and environmental protection.
Mr Modi will visit Naya Raipur Smart City before reaching to Bhilai and he will inaugurate the Integrated Command and Control Centre for the city. The Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate Air Services between Jagdalpur and Raipur. He will also distribute laptops, certificates and cheques etc. to beneficiaries under various schemes.