During his visit to Assam on April 28, prime minister Narendra Modi will address a rally at Diphu in Karbi Anglong district at around 11 am, said a statement issued by PIB on April 26.
During the programme, he will also lay the foundation stone of various projects in the education sector. Thereafter, at around 1:45 pm, Modi will reach Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh and inaugurate Dibrugarh Cancer Hospital.
Later, at around 3 pm, he will attend a public function at Khanikar ground in Dibrugarh, where he will inaugurate six more cancer hospitals and lay the foundation stone for seven new cancer hospitals.
PM Modi’s programme at Diphu
Prime minister’s commitment toward peace and development in the region was exemplified by the recent signing of the memorandum of settlement (MoS) by the Centre and Assam government with six Karbi militant outfits. The MoS has ushered in a new era of peace in the region. Prime minister’s address at the rally will provide a major boost to the peace initiatives in the entire region, PIB said.
The PM will also lay the foundation stone for 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.
During the programme, 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 1150 crore.
PM’s visit to Dibrugarh
Assam Cancer Care Foundation, a joint venture of the Assam government and Tata Trusts, is executing a project to build South Asia’s largest affordable cancer care network with 17 cancer care hospitals spread across Assam. Under phase 1 of the project, out of 10 hospitals, the construction of seven hospitals has been completed while three hospitals are at various levels of construction.
Phase 2 of the project will witness the construction of seven new cancer hospitals.
Prime minister Modi will inaugurate seven cancer hospitals completed under phase 1 of the project. These cancer hospitals are built at Dibrugarh, Kokrajhar, Barpeta, Darrang, Tezpur, Lakhimpur and Jorhat. He 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 2 of the project.