Thursday, May 25, 2006
Mr Sahu told mediapersons here that the Centre in principle has agreed to set up the project involving the Indian Oil Corporation and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh would lay the foundation stone.
Asked about the Paradip Oil Refinery project whose foundation was laid by the then Prime Minister A B Vajpayee at Paradip, the Union Labour and Employment Minister said the UPA government would come out with a revised project in a big way at Paradip.
Mr Sahu said he had requested the Prime Minister to come to Orissa and lay the foundation stone of the project which would fulfill the aspiration of the people of the state.
To a question, the Union Minister said the controversy over the setting up of Indian Institute of Science(IIS) in Bhubaneswar would be put to rest as the Prime Minister and the HRD Minister had given positive indication to his representation.