Q. “Mission Purvodaya” is often seen in news is related to which of the following?

[A] Steel sector

[B] Coal sector

[C] Refinery sector

[D] Cement sector

Answer: A

Mission Purvodaya in steel sector envisions creating an integrated steel hub in Eastern India.  

  • With abundance of raw materials, strategic geographical location and strong and developing connectivity, Odisha is well poised to be the heart of this eastern steel hub.  
  • The Mission is rolled out by Union Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Ministry.  
  • More than 75% of India ‘s envisioned incremental steel capacity will come from eastern India, with Odisha alone crossing 100 MTPA.  
  • In Odisha, Kalinganagar will be developed as the epicenter of Mission Purvodaya. 

Source: The Hindu