Prime Minister Narendra Modi is poised to inaugurate India Energy Week 2024 and lay the foundation stone for multiple developmental ventures in Goa. Scheduled from February 6 to 9, the event will host a roundtable with global oil & gas CEOs and experts, serving as a pivotal platform for India's energy transition goals, as per the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) statement on Monday.
India Energy Week 2024 is the largest comprehensive energy exhibition and conference, encompassing the entire energy value chain. It anticipates the participation of 17 energy ministers from various countries, 35,000+ attendees, and over 900 exhibitors. Country pavilions for Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, the UK, and USA will be featured, along with a special Make in India Pavilion showcasing innovative solutions from Indian MSMEs in the energy sector.
During the Goa visit, Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for projects worth over Rs. 1330 crore under Viksit Bharat, Viksit Goa 2047. Notable projects 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 also lay the foundation stone for the Passenger Ropeway connecting Panaji and Reis Magos, along with associated tourism activities. Additionally, the foundation stone for a 100 MLD water treatment plant in South Goa will be initiated.
In a multifaceted approach, Prime Minister Modi will 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. The day's agenda also includes the dedication of the ONGC Sea Survival Centre to the nation, representing a unique integrated sea survival training facility expected to train 10,000-15,000 personnel annually, bringing Indian sea survival training to global standards, according to the PMO.