• search
For Bhubaneswar Updates
Allow Notification  

PM Modi to inaugurate Paradip refinery, NISER in Odisha on Feb 7

By PTI
|

Bhubaneswar, Feb 6: Odisha is all set to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is scheduled to arrive here later today as part of his two-day visit to the state.

"The Prime Minister will arrive here late evening today. Tomorrow he will attend two programmes, besides visiting the Lord Jagannath temple at Puri," said home secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy.

PM Modi to inaugurate Paradip refinery

Modi would stay overnight at the Raj Bhavan and will inaugurate the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) at Jatni on the outskirts of the state capital at 9 AM tomorrow.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to interact with students and faculty members of NISER and will leave for Puri to pay his obeisance to Lord Jagannath at around 11 AM.

"Will offer prayers at the Jagannath Temple in Puri during my Odisha visit on the 7th," Modi had tweeted.

Later, the Prime Minister will leave for Paradip to inaugurate IOCL's refinery project at around 1 PM and will address a public meeting there.

"In Odisha, I will dedicate the National Institute of Science Education and Research and Indian Oil Refinery, Paradip to the nation," Modi said in his tweet.

DGP KB Singh reviewed security arrangements at Paradip, while other senior officers are camping at Puri and NISER to ensure full security of the Prime Minister.

"All arrangements are made as per the rule book," Singh said, adding about one lakh people are expected at Paradip. For the PM's visit, the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration has decided to keep the temple doors closed for one hour.

The Archaeological Survey of India, which is repairing the temple complex, will suspend the work to facilitate entry of Modi into the sanctum sanctorum.

The Special Protection Group (SPG) also reviewed the security arrangements at Paradip, Puri and NISER ahead of Modi's visit.

PTI

For Daily Alerts
Get Instant News Updates
Enable
x
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Done
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Settings X
X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more