Modi to lay foundation stones for AIIMS, power plant in Jharkhand

Ranchi, May 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday lay the foundation stones for several projects, including an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and a 4,000mw super thermal power plant, among others, an official said on Wednesday.

The proposed projects involve a whopping Rs 27,212 crore.

Modi would digitally lay foundation stone for 800x5mw super thermal power plant at Patratu in Ramgarh district.

This will be joint venture between Patratu Thermal Power Plant Station (PTPS) and National Thermal Power Plant (NTPP).

In the first phase, three units of 800mw each will be developed at a cost of Rs 18,668 crore.

This will be completed by 2021-2022.

"PM Modi He also lay foundation for Rs 1,103 crore AIIMS at Deoghar.

The 750-bed AIIMS would be developed over 237 acres of land and it will be completed in next four years," Chief Minister Raghubar Das said.

The Prime Minister will also lay foundation stone for renovating and restarting the urea plant of Hindustan Urbarak Rasayan Limited (HURL) at Sindri, Dhanbad.

The estimated cost is around RS 700 crore.

Besides, Modi will also lay foundation stones for Deoghar airport and a gas pipeline for distributing LPG in urban areas, and some other projects.

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit will prove to be a milestone in the history of development of Jharkhand," said Das.

The Chief Minister on Wednesday visited Dhanbad to review the preparations ahead of Modi's visit on May 25.



Source: IANS