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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Jammu, Srinagar and Leh on February 3, 2019. He will inaugurate / lay foundation stones for various development projects there. He will also inspect Dal Lake in Srinagar.

The Prime Minister will unveil the plaque to mark the laying of foundation stone of AIIMS, Vijaypur, and AIIMS, Awantipora. The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi had approved setting up of AIIMS at Vijaypur in Jammu and AIIMS at Awantipora in Pulwama, Kashmir. Setting up of new AIIMS would transform the health care facilities, health education and training in the region.

The PM will also lay the foundation stone for the construction of Northern Regional Centre Campus of Indian Institute of Mass Communication at Jammu by unveiling of plaque

The University of Ladakh will also be launched by the Prime Minister. It will be the first ever University in Ladakh region established under University of Ladakh Act 2018. It will be a cluster University comprising degree colleges of Leh, Kargil, Nubra, Zanskar, Drass and Khaltsi. The university will have administrative offices at Leh and Kargil.

The PM will also digitally launch various projects under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). By the press of button, PM will unveil plaques to lay foundation stone of 54 new Model Degree Colleges, 11 Professional Colleges and 1 Women’s University in the country, inaugurate 16 Model Degree Colleges, 66 Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Career Hubs in the country, lay foundation stone of 3 Model Degree Colleges in J&K, at Kishtwar, Kupwara and Baramulla, lay foundation stone of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Career Hub in University of Jammu.

University Institute of Engineering & Technology, Kathua, will be dedicated to the nation by the PM. He will then lay the foundation stone for construction of Transit accomodation for Kashmiri migrant employees in Kashmir valley through  unveiling of plaque. The PM will  declare 100% electrification of households in the State of Jammu & Kashmir under SAUBHAGYA Scheme.

He will lay foundation stone of 624 MW Kiru Hydroelectric project in Kishtwar, Jammu & Kashmir. It is a run of river project across River Chenab and once completed, the project will generate 2,272 Million Units of electricity annually. The PM will inaugurate 9 MW Dah Hydroelectric project. Located in Dah near village Datang, this project is a run-of–the-river scheme, by Jammu & Kashmir State Power Development Corporation Limited. He will dedicate to the nation, 220 KV Srinagar- Alusteng – Drass- Kargil – Leh transmission system. The foundation stone of this prestigious project was also laid by him in August 2014. A 400 KV D/C Jalandhar-Samba-Rajouri- Shopian-Amargarh(Sopore) transmission lane will be dedicated to the nation by PM.

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of 1,640 m span double lane bridge over River Chenab at Sajwal. The project will provide an alternative route for the population of Sajwal and Indri Pattian. With the completion of this bridge, the distance between Sajwal and Indri Pattian shall be reduced to 5 km from 47 km earlier.

PM will lay the foundation of the project aimed at reducing pollution of Rivers Devika&Tawi under the National River Conservation Plan (NRCP). Upon completion, the project will have a significant and direct beneficial impact in terms of reduction of pollution load in the two rivers and improvement in their water quality. the PM will lay foundation stone of the new terminal building of Kushok Bakula Rimpochee (KBR) Airport at Leh by unveiling the plaque. The new terminal will be a modular, energy efficient and self-sustaining building of 18,985 sq.m.

In Srinagar, the Prime Minister will interact with students from the states of Assam, Gujarat, Haryana, Odisha, Maharashtra and Telangana, according to a PIB release.


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