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Special Protection Group DIG arrived in Tripura : IGP & DIG Southern Range revisits OTPC site : 2 Companies CRPF & TSR deployed ahead of PM Visit
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Special Protection Group  DIG arrived in Tripura : IGP & DIG Southern Range revisits OTPC site :  2 Companies CRPF & TSR deployed ahead of PM Visit
PHOTO : Artisans busy in making the foundation stone for the OTPC unit-II inaugural programme . TIWN Pic Nov 29

PALATANA / UDAIPUR November 29 (TIWN): With less than 48 hours left for the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to OTPCs 726.6MW power plant, I G (Law & Order) and DIG Southern Range Uttam K. Bhowmik arrived at Udaipur in the morning.Ahead of PM Modi's visit a team of 19 SPG officers including AIG SPG Manish Sharma, 17 SPG Officers including one Lady Security Officer, Gautam Sharma, SSO have already arrived in the state. Two more SPG officers will arrive at Agartala on 30th November. SSO Gautam Sharma along with four SPG officers will be in command at the Agartala Airport on the day of PM’s visit. And SPG DIG M P Gupta also arrived today and now he will be looking after the over all security measures at Palatana. On Saturday, from 11am onwards these two high officials of State police, IGP and DIG were busy in briefing the police persons about the final security arrangements to be taken on December 1 when PM Modi will dedicate the Unit-II of OTPCs power plant at Palatana. IGP Anurag Dhyankar is now at the project area and DIG Southern Range is at the Police Line holding meetings with the police personnel of Gomati, South and Sipahijala districts.

Already 2 company of CRPF and TSR jawans have been deployed at various locations of Udaipur. Along with this state police are also there.   placed sources in the PMO informed this correspondent on Thursday evening ," At 1230 HRS Prime Minister Narendra Modi will depart from Dimapur Airport by IAF BBJ and arrive at Agartala Airport at 1330 HRS. PM will take lunch on board. At 1335 HRS PM Modi will depart Agartala Airport by MI-8/17 Helicopter and will arrive Palatana Helipad at 1400 HRS. And from the Palatana Helipad PM will reach the Venue of the Inaugural Function at 1410 HRS . At 1410 HRS PM  will dedicate the Unit-II of ONGC Tripura Power Company Ltd. Power Plant to the Nation. "

     The sources also add that the inaugural programme will be of exactly one hour duration when PM Modi will address a gathering of 50000 people inside the project area. After the programme PM will leave from the venue of the function at 1515 HRS by road and ariive at the Helipad at 1520HRS. At 1525 HRS the MI-8/17 Helicopter of the PM will depart from Palatana and arrive at Agartala Airport at 1550 HRS. According the sources at 1600 HRS Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave the state by IAF BBJ. By 1915 HRS PM will reach Delhi Airport. The PMO sources also told TIWN ," Details of the PM programme have been communicated to the Chief Secretary, DGP, IGP(Int/Security), Secretary ( GAD/Protocol), DD , SIB and SP (SECURITY) from the Crimianare New Delhi( Director SPG) by AIG SPG Bhupinder Singh on 25th November.      

Meanwhile ONGC Tripura Asset Manager V K Mahawar told this correspondent over phone on Thursday night," Along with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Oil & Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Bangladesh Minister of State Power, Energy and & Mineral Resources Nazrul Hamid and Advisor to Bangladesh Prime Minister  Dr Taufiq Ilahi, Union Petroleum Secretary Sourav Chanda, ONGC CMD D K Sarraf, BHEL CMD P Prasada Rao , Infrastructure Leasing and Financing Services(IL& FS) CMD Shahzaad Dalal, ONGC Full Board of Directors comprising A K Banerjee( Director, Finance), Ashok Verma( Director, Onshore), S Shanker ( Director, T & SS), D D Mishra( Director, HR Division) and T K Sengupta( Director, Offshore) have already consented to remain present during the inaugural programme. Former ONGC CMD Sudhir Vasudeva will also be there."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating Guwahati- Meghalaya Railway line via video confrence on Saturday, Nov 29. Guwahati.TIWN Pic Nov 29



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