PM Modi to visit Manipur and Tripura, to launch several development projects worth over 4,800 crore rupees

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Manipur and Tripura today. Around 11 AM, Mr. Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of 22 Developmental Projects worth over 4,800 crore rupees in Imphal. Thereafter, around 2 PM, in Agartala, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the New Integrated Terminal Building at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport and will also launch two key development initiatives.

In Manipur, the Prime Minister will inaugurate 13 projects worth around 1,850 crore rupees and lay the foundation stone of 9 projects worth around 2,950 crore rupees. These projects relate to diverse sectors such as Road Infrastructure, Drinking Water Supply, Health, Urban Development, Housing, Information Technology, Skill Development, Art, and Culture, among others.

AIR Correspondent reports, The inaugural and foundation laying program will be held at Hatta Kangjeibung in Imphal where he will also address a public gathering. Among the projects which will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister this morning includes the refurbished and renovated Govindajee Temple at Imphal, Indian National Army Complex at Moirang, Integrated Command and Control Centre, Development of Western Riverfront of Imphal River Phase One, and Development of Mall Road at Thangal Bazar Phase One.

The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for various projects which include Manipur Institute of Performing Arts at Gurgaon, 72 projects to be taken up under the PM Jan Vikas Karyakram, 13 projects related to diverse sectors, five National Highway Projects with a cumulative length of more than one hundred ten kilometers, a Cancer Hospital along with a Covid Hospital. The State government has taken up all necessary arrangements including security for the visit of the Prime Minister today. A large number of people are expected to attend the gathering in which the Prime Minister will deliver his speech.

In Tripura, Prime Minister will inaugurate the New Integrated Terminal Building of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport and launch key initiatives – Mukhyamantri Tripura Gram Samriddhi Yojana and Project Mission 100 of Vidyajyoti Schools.

The New Integrated Terminal Building of Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, built at a cost of about 450 crore rupees, is a state of art building spread over 30,000 square meters having modern facilities and supported by the latest IT network-integrated system. The development of the new terminal building is an effort in line with the Prime Minister’s endeavour to provide modern facilities in all airports across the country.

Project Mission 100 of Vidyajyoti Schools is aimed to improve the quality of education in the state by converting 100 existing High/Higher secondary schools to Vidyajyoti Schools with state of art facilities and quality education. The project will cover about 1.2 Lakh students from Nursery to class XII and will cost around 500 crore rupees in the next three years.

Mukhyamantri Tripura Gram Samriddhi Yojana aims to achieve the benchmark standards for service delivery in core development sectors at the village level. The key sectors selected for this Yojana are household tap connections, domestic electricity connections, all-weather roads, functional toilets for every household, recommended immunization for every child, participation of women in Self Help Groups, etc. The scheme will incentivize the villages for achieving the benchmark standards for service delivery in different sectors and is expected to induce a sense of healthy competition among the villages to improve the service delivery at grassroot level.

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