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  • 01 Mar 2024
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PM Unveiled Development Projects in Jharkhand

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Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled development projects worth Rs 35,700 crore in Jharkhand.

Key Points

  • PM launched several development initiatives focused on fertilizer, rail, power, and coal sectors, collectively valued at Rs 35,700 crore in Sindri, Dhanbad district of Jharkhand.
    • The Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd (HURL) Sindri Fertiliser Plant, developed at a cost of Rs 8900 crore aims to boost indigenous urea production, benefiting farmers across the country.
      • It's the third fertilizer plant revived in India, following similar efforts in Gorakhpur and Ramagundam.
    • Unit 1 of the North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project (STPP) in Chatra developed at a cost of about Rs 7500 crore is also being inaugurated.
      • The project is expected to enhance power supply, generate employment, and foster development in the state.
  • Several railway projects were inaugurated in Jharkhand worth more than Rs 17,600 crore, including the expansion of railway lines and new routes like the Sone Nagar-Andal line and the Mohanpur-Hansdiha line.
    • These projects are expected to enhance rail services and spur socio-economic growth in the region.
    • During the event three trains are to be flagged off , including Deoghar – Dibrugarh train service, MEMU (Mainline Electric Multiple Unit) Train Service between Tatanagar and Badampahar (Daily) and long-haul freight train from the Shivpur station.

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