PM Modi to Visit Manipur and Tripura Tomorrow, To Inaugurate Several Projects

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Published: January 3,2022 12:03 PM
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Manipur and Tripura on January 4 (Tuesday) to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of 22 development projects in Manipur worth Rs 4,800 crore.

January 3, 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Manipur and Tripura on January 4 (Tuesday) to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of 22 development projects in Manipur worth Rs 4,800 crore.



As per the Prime Minister Office's release (PMO), the foundation stone for five national highway projects with an estimated cost of more than Rs 1,700 crore will be laid by PM Modi during his visit to Manipur.



“The construction of these highways with a cumulative length of more than 110 kilometres, will be a major step to improve the road connectivity of the region”, the PMO statement said.



"Another important infrastructure that will enhance seamless year-round connectivity to Silchar from Imphal and reduce traffic congestion is the construction of Steel Bridge built over Barak River on NH-37 built at a cost of over Rs. 75 crore. This Steel Bridge will be inaugurated by the prime minister during the programme," the release said.



The prime minister will also dedicate 2,387 mobile towers, built at a cost of around Rs 1,100 crore, to the people of the state. This will help in further boosting mobile connectivity in Manipur. He will also inaugurate drinking water supply projects in the state worth Rs 280 crore.



Modi will also lay the foundation stone for a cancer hospital in Imphal, Centre for Invention, Innovation, Incubation and Training (CIIIT) to give a boost to information technology sector in the state, construction of Manipur Institute of Performing Arts at Gurgaon in Haryana, among others.



In Tripura, the prime minister will inaugurate the new integrated terminal building of Agartala's Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) airport. He will also launch other key initiatives like Mukhyamantri Tripura Gram Samriddhi Yojana and Project Mission 100 of Vidyajyoti Schools. 



"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 release said.