Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Assam today to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for several projects including cancer hospitals. The PM will also address the ‘Peace, Unity and Development’ rally at Diphu in Karbi Anglong district of the state during the visit.
The PM will also lay the foundation stone of Veterinary College (Diphu), Degree College (West Karbi Anglong) and Agricultural College (Kolonga, West Karbi Anglong). These projects, worth more than Rs 500 crore, will bring new opportunities for skilling and employment in the region, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
The PM will also lay the foundation stone for more than 2950 Amrit Sarovar projects. The state will develop these Amrit Sarovars at a cumulative cost of around Rs 1,150 crore, the PMO said.
Modi will address the rally at Diphu at around 11:00 am.
In Diphu, I will address the ‘Peace, Unity and Development Rally’ during which foundation stones will be laid for projects relating to healthcare and education. This includes a Veterinary College in Diphu, Degree College in West Karbi Anglong and Agricultural College in Kolonga.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 27, 2022
At around 01:45 pm, PM will reach Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh and dedicate Dibrugarh Cancer Hospital to the nation. Later, at 3 pm, Modi will attend a public function at Khanikar ground in Dibrugarh, where he will dedicate six more cancer hospitals in Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Darrang, Tezpur, Lakhimpur, and Jorhat to the nation.
Assam Cancer Care Foundation, a joint venture of government of Assam and Tata Trusts, is executing a project to build South Asia’s largest affordable cancer care network with 17 cancer care hospitals across the state.“Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of seven new cancer hospitals at Dhubri, Nalbari, Goalpara, Nagaon, Sivasagar, Tinsukia and Golaghat to be constructed under phase two of the project,” the PMO said.