PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam

New Delhi(| PM Narendra Modi will visit Assam on April 14, a statement said on Wednesday.During his visit, the PM will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of projects worth Rs 14,300 crore, as per the communique issued by the Prime Minister’s Office.According to the itinerary, at around 1200 hours, the PM Modi will reach AIIMS Guwahati and inspect its newly built campus.

At a public function subsequently, he will dedicate AIIMS Guwahati and three other Medical colleges to the Nation.The operationalisation of AIIMS, Guwahati will mark a momentous occasion for the state of Assam and the entire North-East region. He will also lay the foundation stone of Assam Advanced Health Care Innovation Institute (AAHII) and launch ‘Aapke Dwar Ayushman’ campaign by distributing Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) cards to eligible beneficiaries.Then the PM will attend the programme marking the platinum Jubilee Celebrations of Guwahati High Court at Srimanta Sankardev Kalakshetra, Guwahati.

Later in the evening, PM Modi will reach Sarusajai Stadium, Guwahati to preside over a public function, where he will witness a colourful Bihu programme performed by more than ten thousand performers/ Bihu dancers.During the programme, he will also lay the foundation stone and dedicate to the Nation various development projects including commissioning of a 500 TPD Menthol Plant in Namrup besides laying of foundation stone of the bridge on Brahmaputra River connecting Palashbari and Sualkuchi; foundation stone laying for beautification of Rang Ghar, Sivasagar; and dedication to five railway projects to the Nation, the release said.(UNI)