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PM to inaugurate India Energy Week 2024 on Feb 6


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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate India Energy Week 2024 and lay the foundation stone for several development projects in Goa.

India Energy Week 2024 will be held from February 6 to 9, in Goa.

During the event, the Prime Minister will hold a roundtable with global oil & gas CEOs and experts, according to a statement from the Prime Minister Office (PMO) on Monday.

India Energy Week is the largest and only all-encompassing energy exhibition and conference, bringing together the entire energy value chain, and will serve as a catalyst for India’s energy transition goals.

It is expected to witness the participation of around 17 energy ministers from different countries, 35,000+ attendees, and more than 900 exhibitors. It will have six dedicated country pavilions: Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, the UK, and USA.

A special Make in India Pavilion is also being organised to showcase innovative solutions that Indian MSMEs are spearheading in the energy sector.

During his visit to Goa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for projects worth over Rs. 1330 crore under Viksit Bharat, Viksit Goa 2047.

The projects that will be inaugurated include the permanent campus of the National Institute of Technology Goa, the new campus of the National Institute of Watersports, and the 100 TPD Integrated Waste Management Facility in South Goa.

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for the Passenger Ropeway, along with associated tourism activities, connecting Panaji and Reis Magos.

He will also lay the foundation stone for the construction of a 100 MLD water treatment plant in South Goa.

“Further, he will also distribute appointment orders to 1930 new government recruits across various departments under Rozgar Mela and hand over sanction letters to beneficiaries of various welfare schemes,” said the statement.

Later in the day, he will dedicate the ONGC Sea Survival Centre to the nation.

The Centre has been developed as a one-of-a-kind integrated sea survival training centre to advance the Indian sea survival training ecosystem to global standards.

It is expected to train 10,000-15,000 personnel annually, said the PMO.

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