Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of multiple projects worth over 2,450 crore rupees at a public function in Shillong on Sunday.
PM Modi dedicated to the nation 4G mobile towers, of which more than 320 have been completed and around 890 are under construction. He also inaugurated the New Campus of IIM Shillong at Umsawli. He inaugurated Shillong – Diengpasoh Road, which will provide better connectivity to the new Shillong satellite township and decongest Shillong. Prime Minister also inaugurated four other road projects across three states viz. Meghalaya, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Mr Modi also laid the foundation stone of the Integrated Hospitality and Convention Centre at Tura and Shillong Technology Park Phase -II. He also inaugurated 21 Hindi libraries in Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and Assam.
Earlier, Prime Minister reached Shillong this morning on his visit to Meghalaya and Tripura and chaired the golden jubilee celebrations of the North Eastern Council at Shillong.
In Tripura, Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various key projects worth over 4,350 crore rupees at a public function in Agartala this afternoon. Modi will launch the Grih Pravesh programme for beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Rural. These houses were developed at a cost of over 3,400 crore rupees for more than 2 lakh beneficiaries.
Prime Minister will also inaugurate the project for widening the Agartala bypass (Khayerpur – Amtali) NH-08, which will help ease traffic congestion in Agartala city. He will also lay the foundation stones for 32 roads of more than 230 Km in length under PMGSY III (Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana) and for the improvement of 112 roads covering a distance of over 540 Km.
Prime Minister will also inaugurate the State Institute of Hotel Management at Anandnagar and Agartala Government Dental College.
(With ANI Inputs)