Bhubaneswar: President Droupadi Murmu will take up two visits to Odisha in November.
He will be in Odisha from November 20-22 and will again visit her home state from November 26-27.
On November 20, she will attend the All India Santali Writers’ Conference in Baripada. On November 21, she will take up a 32-km train journey from Badampahar railway station to Rairangpur, her native place in Mayurbhanj district after inaugurating three new trains — Tatanagar-Badampahar Memu, Badampahar-Rourkela Express and Shalimar-Badampahar Express.
She is also scheduled to inaugurate a skill training centre at Pahadpur and virtually inaugurate the new Rairangpur postal division, as well as some projects of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs.
On November 21 afternoon the President will attend the 15th convocation of the Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology, Burla, as the chief guest.
On November 22, the President will be the chief guest at the launch of the ‘National Education Campaign — Rising India through Spiritual Empowerment’ organised by Brahma Kumaris in Sambalpur.
During her second visit to Odisha, President Murmu will arrive in Bhubaneswar on November 26 to attend the ‘Boita Bandan Ustav’ at Paradip on November 27, which is organised by the Paradip Port Authority.
State Chief Secretary P K Jena held a preparatory meeting with the development commissioner, DGP, home secretary, state intelligence chief, revenue divisional commissioners and concerned district collectors on Wednesday regarding the visits of President Droupadi Murmu to the state.