PM Tripura, Meghalaya visit: 'Removed all obstacles to NE development in last 8 yrs', says Modi
PM Modi Tripura, Meghalaya visit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited poll-bound Tripura and Meghalaya today (December 18) to inaugurate and lay the foundation stones of projects worth over Rs 6,800 crore. The projects encompass a wide array of sectors including- housing, road, agriculture, telecom, IT, tourism and hospitality. In Shillong, Prime Minister participated in the golden jubilee celebration of the North Eastern Council. PM also inaugurated, dedicated and laid the foundation stone of multiple projects worth over Rs 2,450 crore in Meghalaya. He dedicated to the nation 4G mobile towers, of which more than 320 have been completed and around 890 are under construction. PM Modi also inaugurated the new campus of IIM Shillong at Umsawli, Spawn Laboratory at Mushroom Development Center, 21 Hindi libraries and Shillong-Diengpasoh Road to provide better connectivity to the new Shillong satellite township and decongest Shillong. He also inaugurated four other road projects across three states- Meghalaya, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Later, PM Modi inaugurated, dedicated and laid the foundation stone of various key initiatives worth over Rs 4,350 crore in Tripura. Prime Minister also launched the Grih Pravesh programme for beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Rural. He laid 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 also inaugurated the State Institute of Hotel Management at Anandnagar and Agartala Government Dental College.
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