PM to inaugurate slew of projects in Kochi on SundayPTI | Kochi | Updated: 13-02-2021 21:47 IST | Created: 13-02-2021 21:39 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation Bharat Petroleum's Propylene Derivatives Petrochemical Complex at Kochi Refinery and Inland Waterways Authority's Roll-on/Roll-off vessels, at Willingdon Island here on Sunday.
Modi will also lay the foundation stone of CochinPort Trust's South Coal Berth.
Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Mansukh L Mandaviya will attend the event, the release said.
At a press conference here on Saturday, Oil minister Pradhan said an investment of over Rs 6,000 crore has been made in the state through these projects which are being either dedicated/inaugurated or initiated.
The dedication of Propylene Derivatives Petrochemical Complex at BPCL Kochi Refinery marks the first major endeavour in India, either in public or private sector, to produce Niche Petrochemicals which are predominantly being imported to the country, he said.
Reconstruction of the South Coal Berth will ensure quick and efficient handling of cargo meant for Fertilizers And Chemicals of Travancore (FACT) which is showing outstanding performance in recent years, he said.
The Marine Engineering Training Institute would groom 114 Mechanical/Naval/Architect Engineers every year in a sector that is on a high growth trajectory, the minister said.
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