Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to lay the foundation stone of Barmer Refinery-cum-Petrochemical complex some time in the second half of December. The state machinery has swung into action in wake of PM visit’s and a meeting under the chairmanship of ACS (finance) DB Gupta has been scheduled on Tuesday to discuss loaning to the project with the officials of HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited).
“The meeting will be chaired by the ACS Gupta and attended by mines and petroleum principal secretary Aparna Arora along with HPCL officials. All aspects, including loaning process with the banks and how to plan the event, are the agenda of the meeting,” said an official unfolding details of the proposed meeting at the Secretariat.
The official said that state’s various agencies have been geared up for the event slated to be held in Pachpadra and officials at the district level have been instructed to be ready for it. Notably, the union minister for petroleum and natural gas, and skill development and entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan, who was in Jaipur in November, had informed that the refinery project has got environment clearance and the PM will lay the foundation stone any time next month, (December). Read More…
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