Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik arrived in the Steel city of Rourkela on Friday, marking the beginning of his two-day visit to the region. The purpose of his visit was to inaugurate a slew of projects aimed at bolstering the infrastructure and development in the region. One of the most notable projects that he inaugurated was the Bisra Munda Athletic Stadium, a state-of-the-art sports facility that has been long-awaited by the residents of Rourkela.
The stadium has been named after the legendary tribal athlete, Birsa Munda, who is considered to be one of the greatest freedom fighters of India. The stadium has been built at a cost of Rs 120 crore and boasts of world-class amenities, including an eight-lane synthetic track, a football field, a volleyball court, and a basketball court. The stadium is expected to serve as a hub for aspiring athletes from the region and provide them with a platform to showcase their talent.
Apart from inaugurating the Bisra Munda Athletic Stadium, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also inaugurated several other projects worth a whopping Rs 964 crore during his visit. These projects are aimed at improving the overall infrastructure of the region and are expected to create job opportunities for the local residents.
One of the projects that the Chief Minister inaugurated was the Rourkela Smart City project, which has been built at a cost of Rs 450 crore. The project aims to transform Rourkela into a smart city and includes initiatives such as the installation of smart traffic lights, CCTV cameras, and the development of a smart parking system. The project is expected to improve the quality of life for the residents of Rourkela and make the city more livable.
Another important project that was inaugurated by the Chief Minister was the expansion of the Rourkela Steel Plant, which has been built at a cost of Rs 320 crore. The expansion project is expected to create job opportunities for the local residents and contribute to the growth of the region’s economy.
During his visit, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also laid the foundation stone for several other projects, including a new medical college and hospital in Rourkela, an industrial park, and a new water supply project. These projects are expected to transform the region and make it more self-sufficient.
Overall, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s visit to Rourkela was a significant one, as it marked the inauguration of several important projects that are expected to transform the region and improve the quality of life for the local residents. With the inauguration of the Bisra Munda Athletic Stadium and other infrastructure projects, Rourkela is well on its way to becoming a modern and sustainable city.
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