Prime minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Dibrugarh on April 28 to inaugurate a Cancer Hospital in the upper Assam city.
In view of the PM’s proposed visit to Dibrugarh, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on April 3 took stock of the preparations and inspected the Khanikar Police Reserve area to oversee the possibility of using the area as the venue for the programme.
CM Sarma, along with Union minister of state for petroleum and natural gas Rameswar Teli, state agriculture minister Atul Bora, state health and family welfare minister Keshab Mahanta, took stock of the entire area and asked the concerned officers to initiate all necessary steps for successful conduct of the public function of the prime minister.
Sarma also visited the cancer hospital being built in Dibrugarh under Cancer Care Foundation. He took stock of all the facilities put in place in the hospital which will be inaugurated by the prime minister on April 28. He also held discussion with the doctors and construction engineers and reviewed the final stage works of the hospital.
The chief minister also held a meeting with DC Dibrugarh and other senior officers of the state government and asked them to take all steps to make the prime minister’s visit successful.
Prime minister Modi during his visit will inaugurate seven cancer hospitals out of 10 in the state and lay foundation stone for another seven cancer hospitals from Dibrugarh.