Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district of Assam today to lay the foundation stone of several development projects. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and his several ministerial colleagues will attend the event.
The Prime Minister will launch ‘Asom Mala’, aimed at helping improve state highways and major district roads networks in the state. Prime Minister will also lay the Foundation Stone of two medical colleges and hospitals, which are being set up at Biswanath and Charaideo, at a cost of over 1100 crore rupees. Mr Modi will also address a public meeting on this occasion.
This will be the second visit of the Prime Minister to Assam within 3 weeks. The Asom Mala program which is expected to be completed within 5 years will provide quality inter-linkage roads between the National Highways and the rural roads network as well as facilitate seamless multi-modal transportation.
It will interconnect economic growth centers with transportation corridors and improve inter-state connectivity. On the other hand, the Prime Minister will also lay the Foundation stone of two medical colleges and hospitals at Biswanath and Charaideo. Each hospital will have 500 bed capacity and 100 MBBS seats.
The increase in the number of medical colleges and hospitals will boost the health sector of the region.