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Rajasthan CM reviews preparations for refinery inauguration

IANS | Jaipur |

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited Pachpadra in Barmer district on Monday to monitor the preparations going before Prime Minister Modi’s visit on Tuesday to inaugurate the refinery.

The two, accompanied by other ministers, state BJP leaders and officials, visited the venue and took stock of the preparations. Expressing satisfaction, they also asked officials to ensure that security arrangements are intact in and around Barmer.

The Chief Minister asked her ministers and senior officials camping in the town to remain updated about the preparations being made.

Before reaching the venue, the Chief Minister offered her prayers at Jain Shwetamber Nakoda Pashwarnath temple, Bhatiyani Mata and Brahmaji temple in Barmer.

State Bharatiya Janata Party chief Ashok Parnami, who also accompanied Raje and Pradhan. said that the refinery, the biggest in itself in the state, will bring in lot of property and business to Rajasthan. It will come up as a hub, attracting lot many industries and logistics units.

The residents are quite excited with booming opportunities which are sure to generate lot many employment opportunities for them, he said, adding Barmer will definitely become logistics and industries hub in the future.