Prime Minister Modi during his Jharkhand visit, laid the foundation stone of the revival of the Sindri Urea plant; The plant, shut for two decades, near Dhanbad, is being revived with an investment of about 7 thousand crore rupees.
The Centre’s special emphasis is to make India self-sufficient in urea production. Keeping this in mind, the target is to once again start production in the 5 fertiliser factories that include Barauni and Gorakhpur by 2021.
The PM also laid the foundation stone of All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Deoghar, for strengthening health services in the state. It will cost 1,103 crore rupees. This 750 bedded hospital will be build on 237 acre land, which will be completed in the next four years. PM will also witness the exchange of MoUs for ‘jan aushadhi kendras’
PM will also laid the foundation stone of 4 thousand MegaWatt Super thermal power plant in Patratu, Ramgarh and is joint venture with NTPC. It will have three units in the first phase which will be ready by 2021 and it will cost about 18 thousand crores.
PM also laid foundation stone of development of Deoghar Airport as well Ranchi City Gas Distribution Project by GAIL.
Later, the Prime Minister interacted with the District Collectors of Aspirational Districts of Jharkhand, in Ranchi.