Friday, January 28, 2022

Watch Live: PM Modi to dedicate development projects worth over Rs 9,600 crore to the nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gorakhpur and dedicate to the nation development projects worth over Rs 9,600 crore today at 1 PM.

The Prime Minister will dedicate the Gorakhpur Fertilizer Plant to the nation, whose foundation stone was laid by him on 22nd July, 2016. It was revived and rebuilt at a cost of roughly Rs. 8,600 crore after being closed for more than 30 years. The driving force behind the revival of the Fertilizer Plant is the vision of the Prime Minister to achieve self-sufficiency in production of urea. The Gorakhpur Plant will make available 12.7 LMT per annum indigenous neem coated Urea production. It will further help the farmers of Purvanchal region and adjoining areas by meeting their demand for Urea fertilizer. It will also boost the overall economic growth of the region.

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PM Modi will also dedicate to the country the fully functional complex of AIIMS Gorakhpur which costed around Rs 1,000 crore. On July 22, 2016, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the complex. It has been established under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojna, which aims to redress regional inequalities in the availability of quality tertiary level healthcare by establishing institutes in accordance with the Prime Minister’s vision.

A 750-bed hospital, Medical College, Nursing College, AYUSH Building, residential accommodation for all employees, hostel accommodation for UG and PG students, and other facilities are available at AIIMS, Gorakhpur.

PM Modi will also inaugurate the new building of ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC), Gorakhpur. The Centre has been instrumental in tackling the challenge of Japanese encephalitis /Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in the region. The new building with state-of-the-art facilities will open new horizons of research in areas of communicable and non-communicable diseases and will also help in capacity building, providing support to other medicine institutes of the region.

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