Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Odisha on December 24 during which he will inaugurate a new campus of IIT Bhubaneswar and launch a host of other projects, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Sunday.
Besides dedicating the new IIT Bhubaneswar campus, Modi will lay the foundation stone for IISER, Berhampur, Pradhan said.
The prime minister will also lay foundation stone and inaugurate several other development projects in Odisha, the Petroleum and Natural Gas minister said in a tweet.
The Union Minister said he visited the venue of Modi’s programme near the historic Barunei Hills in Khurda and took stock of the preparedness along with the district administration.
The tour itinerary of the Prime Minister would be announced soon, sources said. Incredibly rare white snake was found in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar.