From Energy To Education: Read How PM Modi's Today's Dedicated Projects In Assam Will Transform Assam

NewsDesk    22-Feb-2021
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With Assembly polls in Assam due anytime now, PM Modi's policy to steer all-round development in Assam has intensified. 
 
 
Today PM Modi will dedicate a slew of developmental projects in Assam which will not just benefit Assam but the whole nation.
 
 
The launch of these developmental projects in Assam once again reflects the importance the Modi government is putting on Assam and the North East region which had faced negligence of the previous government. 
 
Today PM Modi will dedicate and inaugurate projects varying from the oil sector to education in Assam. 
 
Here is how these projects will benefit Assam: 
 
  • The INDMAX unit in the Bongaigaon Indian oil refinery will increase the refinery's crude processing capacity from 2.35 MMTPA (million metric tonnes per annum) to 2.7 MMTPA.
 
 
  • This unit will expand LPG production from 50 TMT (thousand metric tonnes) to 257 TMT and the Motor Spirit (Petrol) production from 210 TMT to 533 TMT.

   
  • The Dhemaji Engineering College has been built on 276 bighas of land, at the cost of about Rs 45 Crore. This will be the seventh government Engineering college in the state and will offer BTech programmes in Civil, Mechanical and Computer Science.


  • The Sualkuchi Engineering College, whose foundation stone will be laid, will be built on 116 bighas of land at a cost of about Rs 55 crore.