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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University at Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, on September 14, 2021, at around 12 noon, which will be followed by his address on the occasion. The Prime Minister will also visit the exhibition models of Aligarh node of Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor and Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University.
Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University is being established by the UP Government in the memory and honour of the great freedom fighter, educationist and social reformer, Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh. The University is being set up in a total area of over 92 acre at village Lodha and village Musepur Kareem Jarouli of Aligarh’s Kol tehsil. It will provide affiliation to 395 colleges of the Aligarh Division.
About UP’s Defense Industrial Corridor
The establishment of a Defence Industrial Corridor in Uttar Pradesh was announced by the Prime Minister while inaugurating the UP Investors Summit at Lucknow on February 21, 2018. A total of 6 nodes – Aligarh, Agra, Kanpur, Chitrakoot, Jhansi, and Lucknow – have been planned in the Defence Industrial Corridor. In the Aligarh Node, land allocation process has been completed and land has been allotted to 19 firms, who will invest Rs 1245 crore in the node, according to a PIB release.
The Defence Industrial Corridor of Uttar Pradesh will help in making the country self-reliant in the field of defence production and promoting ‘Make in India’. Governor and CM of UP will also be present on the occasion.