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Modi Jammu Visit highlight | J&K had to bear brunt of dynastic politics for decades, says PM

Modi Jammu Visit highlight: PMO said these projects encompass diverse areas like health, education, transportation, aviation & civic infrastructure.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration & foundation stone laying ceremony of multiple developmental projects, in Jammu. (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inauguration & foundation stone laying ceremony of multiple developmental projects, in Jammu. (PTI)

Modi Jammu Visit highlight: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Jammu on Tuesday and unveiled multiple development initiatives totalling over 32,000 crore, spanning various sectors such as education, railways, aviation, and roads. The Prime Minister's Office stated that these projects encompass diverse areas like health, education, transportation, aviation, petroleum, and civic infrastructure....Read More

During the event, PM Modi will hand over appointment letters to approximately 1500 newly recruited government employees from Jammu and Kashmir.

Furthermore, the Prime Minister will engage with beneficiaries of various government schemes as part of the 'Viksit Bharat Viksit Jammu' program.

Additionally, PM Modi will inaugurate, dedicate to the nation, and lay the foundation stones for numerous projects valued at around 13,375 crore, aimed at enhancing education and skilling infrastructure nationwide.

The projects set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi encompass a wide array of developments, including road projects, bridges, grid stations, transmission lines, common effluent treatment plants, sewage treatment plants, degree college buildings, and an intelligent traffic management system in Srinagar city. Additionally, a modern Narwal Fruit Mandi, drug testing laboratory in Kathua, and transit accommodation comprising 224 flats in Ganderbal and Kupwara are part of the initiatives to be unveiled. Moreover, foundation stones will be laid for various projects, including the establishment of five new industrial estates, a data center/disaster recovery center for the Integrated Command and Control Center of Jammu Smart City, the upgrade of Transport Nagar at Parimpora Srinagar, and enhancements to numerous road projects, bridges, and transit accommodations across different districts like Anantnag, Kulgam, Kupwara, Shopian, and Pulwama.

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Feb 20, 2024 8:42 PM IST

PM disappointed people by keeping silent on restoration of statehood, J-K polls: Congress

Jammu and Kashmir Congress on Tuesday said the people were left dismayed as Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not utter a word on restoration of statehood and the "much delayed" assembly elections in the Union Territory.

Pradesh Congress Committee vice president and media in-charge Ravinder Sharma said restoration of statehood, electoral democracy and protection of land and jobs are the popular demands of the people.

Feb 20, 2024 6:48 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: PM inaugurates campuses of 3 IIMs, lays foundation for permanent campuses of 3 IITs

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the campuses of three Indian Institutes of Management, in Jammu, Bodh Gaya and Visakhapatnam, on Tuesday and laid the foundation stone of several projects worth 13,375 crore, including permanent campuses for three IITs, 20 Kendriya Vidyalayas and 13 Navodaya schools.

The prime minister dedicated, inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of the campuses and buildings at a public function at the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu.

Feb 20, 2024 5:16 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: PM inaugurates, dedicates to the nation and lays foundation stone for multiple development projects worth over ₹32,000 crore

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated, dedicated to the nation and laid the foundation stone for multiple development projects worth over 32,000 crore in Jammu today. The projects relate to several sectors, including health, education, rail, road, aviation, petroleum, and civic infrastructure, among others. The Prime Minister also distributed appointment orders to about 1500 new government recruits from Jammu and Kashmir. He also interacted with beneficiaries of various government schemes as part of the 'Viksit Bharat Viksit Jammu' program.

Feb 20, 2024 1:43 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE | 'Previous govts never respected our soldiers': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, "The previous governments never respected our soldiers. Congress government kept lying to our soldiers for the past 40 years that they will implement one rank, one pension. It is the BJP government which fulfilled this promise..."

Feb 20, 2024 1:38 PM IST

'We fulfilled promises…': PM Modi in Jammu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, "In December 2013, when I had participated in BJP's Lalkar rally here, I raised the question of why educational institutions like IIT and IIM cannot be built in Jammu. We fulfilled those promises and today there is IIT and IIM in Jammu. That is why people 'Modi ki guarantee yani guarantee pura hone ki guarantee'..."

Feb 20, 2024 1:30 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: ‘There was a time when schools were burnt,’ Modi says

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, "There was a time when schools were burnt, today schools are being decorated. Today, health facilities are improving rapidly in Jammu and Kashmir. Before 2014, there were 4 medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir, now there are 12 medical colleges..."

Feb 20, 2024 1:27 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: 'People of J&K got assurance of social justice,' says PM Modi

Common people of J-K got assurance of social justice mentioned in the Constitution for the first time after the abrogation of Art 370, says PM Narendra Modi.

Feb 20, 2024 1:19 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE | In JK alone, 50 new degree colleges set up: PM Modi.

Record number of schools, colleges, universities established in India in last 10 years; in JK alone, 50 new degree colleges set up: PM Modi.

Feb 20, 2024 1:16 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE | ‘J&K had to bear brunt of dynastic politics for decades’: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, "Jammu and Kashmir had to bear the brunt of dynastic politics for decades. They are only concerned about their families, not about your interests, your families...I am happy that Jammu and Kashmir is getting freedom from this dynastic politics."

Feb 20, 2024 1:01 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE | ‘Big blessing that you have come very far…’: Modi in Jammu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, “It is a big blessing for us that you have come here from very far. I have been told that people are listening to this program through the LED screens installed in 285 blocks.”

Feb 20, 2024 12:55 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: PM Modi addresses a public event in Jammu

Feb 20, 2024 12:37 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi engages with beneficiaries of diverse government schemes

Prime Minister Narendra Modi engages with beneficiaries of diverse government schemes during the 'Viksit Bharat Viksit Jammu' initiative.

Feb 20, 2024 12:34 PM IST

PM distributes appointment orders to about 1500 new Government recruits

Feb 20, 2024 12:19 PM IST

PM Modi inaugurates, lays foundation stone of multiple development projects worth over ₹32,000 crore in Jammu

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates and lays the foundation stone of multiple development projects worth over 32,000 crore in Jammu.

Feb 20, 2024 12:18 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha during Modi's event in Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir LG Manoj Sinha says, "Due to the strong political will of the Prime Minister, a decision was taken on August 5, 2019, which freed Jammu and Kashmir from seven decades of suffering, injustice, separatism, terrorism and corruption. And made it a new role model of social and economic development. Today PM Modi will inaugurate/lay the foundation stone of projects worth 32,247 crore..."

Feb 20, 2024 12:01 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: Modi felicitated by Jammu and Kasmir LG Manoj Sinha

PM Narendra Modi being felicitated by Jammu and Kasmir LG Manoj Sinha in Jammu.

Feb 20, 2024 11:59 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi arrives at the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu

PM Narendra Modi arrives at the Maulana Azad Stadium in Jammu

Feb 20, 2024 11:43 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: Watch | Locals express excitement ahead of Modi's visit

Feb 20, 2024 11:39 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE | ‘Important for tourism and people’: Farooq Abdullah on Jammu's first electric train

PM Narendra Modi Jammu Visit LIVE: On PM Modi to flag off the first electric train in the valley and train service between Sangaldan station & Baramulla station today, National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah says, "...We needed it. It is important for our tourism and people. This is a big step that has been taken today. I congratulate the Railway Ministry, PM Modi for this..."

Feb 20, 2024 11:25 AM IST

‘Trains will run on electric energy’: Northern Railway Senior PRO on Srinagar-Sangaldan Rail Section

On the Srinagar-Sangaldan Rail Section, which is to be inaugurated by PM Modi, Northern Railway Senior PRO Rajesh Khare says, "The 90% part of the 48 km section is in tunnels... There is a tunnel, 12.77 km, it is the longest of all... Electrification has been done. The trains will run on electric energy..."

Feb 20, 2024 11:23 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Modi to inaugurate educational projects worth ₹13,375 crore

Prime Minisrer Narendra Modi to inaugurate educational projects worth about 13,375 crore.

Feb 20, 2024 10:58 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Security heightened in J&K ahead of PM's visit

Before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's planned trip, security measures have been intensified in Jammu and Kashmir for Tuesday.

PM Modi is set to inaugurate, dedicate to the nation, and lay the foundation stone for various development projects, totaling over 30,500 crore, encompassing education, railway, aviation, and road sectors.

Earlier, Dr. Manoj Singh Gaur, Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, confirmed that the Prime Minister would formally inaugurate the IIT Jammu complex, highlighting its features, including 52 laboratories, 104 faculty offices, and 27 lecture halls.

Feb 20, 2024 10:19 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: PM to inaugurate IIM campuses

The Prime Minister is set to inaugurate the permanent campuses of IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM Jammu, and IIM Bodh Gaya, along with the Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) in Kanpur, focusing on advanced technology skill training. Additionally, he will inaugurate upgraded infrastructure such as hostels, academic blocks, and administrative buildings in various higher educational institutions nationwide, including IIT Jammu, NIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, NIT Durgapur, IISER Behrampur, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, IIIT Lucknow, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, and the Central University of Kerala Kasaragod. Furthermore, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for multiple projects aimed at enhancing infrastructure across various higher educational institutes, including Sindhu Central University, IIIT Raichur, IIT Bombay, IIT Gandhinagar, BHU, among others.

Feb 20, 2024 10:07 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Modi to inaugurate AIIMS Vijaypur in Jammu

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: PM Modi is set to inaugurate the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Vijaypur (Samba), Jammu. Check details here.

• This institute, whose foundation stone was laid by the Prime Minister in February 2019, is being established under the Central sector scheme Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana.

• Spanning over 227 acres and costing over 1660 crore, the hospital boasts state-of-the-art facilities. It includes 720 beds, a Medical College with 125 seats, a Nursing College with 60 seats, and an AYUSH Block with 30 beds.

• The facility also provides residential accommodation for faculty and staff, hostel accommodation for UG and PG students, a night shelter, guest house, auditorium, and shopping complex.

• The hospital will offer high-quality patient care services in 18 Specialities and 17 Super Specialities, including Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Urology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Endocrinology, Burns, and Plastic Surgery.

• It will be equipped with an Intensive Care Unit, Emergency and Trauma Unit, 20 Modular Operation Theatres, Diagnostic Laboratories, Blood Bank, Pharmacy, among other facilities.

• Additionally, the institute will leverage Digital Health Infrastructure to extend its services to remote areas of the region.

(With ANI inputs)

Feb 20, 2024 9:45 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: 20 new buildings for Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs), 13 new Navodaya Vidyalayas (NVs) to come up

PM in Jammu LIVE: PM Modi is slated to inaugurate 20 newly constructed buildings for Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) and 13 new Navodaya Vidyalayas (NVs) nationwide, according to the Prime Minister's office (PMO).

“Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for five Kendriya Vidyalaya campuses, one Navodaya Vidyalaya campus and five Multipurpose Hall for Navodaya Vidyalayas across the country. These newly constructed KVs and NVs buildings will play an important role in meeting the educational needs of students across the country,” PMO further said in a statement.

(ANI)

Feb 20, 2024 9:32 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Prime Minister to inaugurate improved infrastructure facilities in these educational institutions

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: PM Modi is scheduled to inaugurate and dedicate improved infrastructure such as hostels, academic buildings, administrative structures, libraries, and auditoriums in various higher educational institutions nationwide.

• These institutions include IIT Jammu, NIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, NIT Durgapur, IISER Behrampur, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, IIIT Lucknow, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, and the Central University of Kerala in Kasaragod, among others.

• Additionally, Modi will lay the foundation stone for multiple projects aimed at upgrading infrastructure across several higher educational institutions in the country.

• These projects include the construction of the permanent campus of Sindhu Central University and IIIT Raichur. Furthermore, they include the construction of academic blocks, hostels, faculty quarters, and other facilities at IIT Bombay.

• Also, the projects involve the construction of hostels and staff quarters at IIT Gandhinagar and the construction of a girls' hostel at BHU, among others.

Feb 20, 2024 9:20 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Modi to dedicate these permanent campuses to the nation

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to unveil the permanent campuses of several educational institutions on Tuesday, including,

• IIT Bhilai, IIT Tirupati, IISER Tirupati, IIITDM Kurnool, and IIT Patna and IIT Ropar's academic and residential complexes.

• Additionally, he will inaugurate the permanent campuses of Central Sanskrit University in Devprayag (Uttarakhand) and Agartala (Tripura).

• Modi will also inaugurate the permanent campuses of IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM Jammu, and IIM Bodh Gaya, along with the Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) in Kanpur, focusing on advanced technology skill training.

Feb 20, 2024 8:43 AM IST

PM in Jammu LIVE: Jammu administration bans sale, use of firecrackers ahead of PM's visit

PM in Jammu LIVE: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Jammu, the local administration has imposed a ban on the sale, purchase, and usage of firecrackers, citing security concerns. The ban comes ahead of PM Modi's scheduled inauguration of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) campus in Jammu on Tuesday, ANI reported.

"Whereas, it has been made to appear to me by the inputs received from police authorities and also otherwise, that the use of firecrackers may create confusion among the security forces and public while at the same time causing serious breaches of peace and order and disturbance of public tranquilly during the upcoming VVIP visit in District Jammu. It is desirable that any breach that might cause danger to human lives and properties be immediately prevented," an order from Sachin Kumar Vaishya, IAS District Jammu read.

Feb 20, 2024 8:20 AM IST

PM in Jammu LIVE: PM Modi to unveil major rail development projects in J-K; to flag off first electric train in valley

PM in Jammu LIVE: In a significant move towards bolstering infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate, dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone for multiple development projects on February 20.

Among the key highlights, PM Modi will dedicate to the nation the new 48 km rail line between Banihal-Khari-Sumber-Sangaldan, costing 15,863 crore and the newly electrified 185.66 km Baramulla-Sringar-Banihal-Sangaldan rail section, valued at 470.23 cr.

The Prime Minister will also flag off the first electric train in the valley and train service between Sangaldan and Baramulla station in Srinagar.

ANI

Feb 20, 2024 7:53 AM IST

PM in Jammu LIVE: ‘Modi to inaugurate complex equipped with 52 labs, 104 faculty offices,’ says IIT Jammu director

PM in Jammu LIVE: Before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Jammu today, Manoj Singh Gaur, Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, announced that the Prime Minister would inaugurate the IIT Jammu complex.

Gaur highlighted that the academic infrastructure includes 52 laboratories, 104 faculty offices, and 27 lecture halls. "On Tuesday, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the complex in virtual mode. The academic complex has 52 labs, 104 faculty offices...and 27 lecture halls...The campus has hostel facilities for around 1,450 students...More than 1,400 students have been registered in various programmes currently," IIT Jammu Director told ANI.

Feb 20, 2024 9:32 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Prime Minister to inaugurate improved infrastructure facilities in these educational institutions

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: PM Modi is scheduled to inaugurate and dedicate improved infrastructure such as hostels, academic buildings, administrative structures, libraries, and auditoriums in various higher educational institutions nationwide.

• These institutions include IIT Jammu, NIT Delhi, IIT Kharagpur, NIT Durgapur, IISER Behrampur, NIT Arunachal Pradesh, IIIT Lucknow, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, and the Central University of Kerala in Kasaragod, among others.

• Additionally, Modi will lay the foundation stone for multiple projects aimed at upgrading infrastructure across several higher educational institutions in the country.

• These projects include the construction of the permanent campus of Sindhu Central University and IIIT Raichur. Furthermore, they include the construction of academic blocks, hostels, faculty quarters, and other facilities at IIT Bombay.

• Also, the projects involve the construction of hostels and staff quarters at IIT Gandhinagar and the construction of a girls' hostel at BHU, among others.

Feb 20, 2024 9:20 AM IST

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Modi to dedicate these permanent campuses to the nation

PM Modi in Jammu LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to unveil the permanent campuses of several educational institutions on Tuesday, including,

• IIT Bhilai, IIT Tirupati, IISER Tirupati, IIITDM Kurnool, and IIT Patna and IIT Ropar's academic and residential complexes.

• Additionally, he will inaugurate the permanent campuses of Central Sanskrit University in Devprayag (Uttarakhand) and Agartala (Tripura).

• Modi will also inaugurate the permanent campuses of IIM Visakhapatnam, IIM Jammu, and IIM Bodh Gaya, along with the Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) in Kanpur, focusing on advanced technology skill training.

Feb 20, 2024 8:43 AM IST

PM in Jammu LIVE: Jammu administration bans sale, use of firecrackers ahead of PM's visit

PM in Jammu LIVE: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming visit to Jammu, the local administration has imposed a ban on the sale, purchase, and usage of firecrackers, citing security concerns. The ban comes ahead of PM Modi's scheduled inauguration of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) campus in Jammu on Tuesday, ANI reported.

"Whereas, it has been made to appear to me by the inputs received from police authorities and also otherwise, that the use of firecrackers may create confusion among the security forces and public while at the same time causing serious breaches of peace and order and disturbance of public tranquilly during the upcoming VVIP visit in District Jammu. It is desirable that any breach that might cause danger to human lives and properties be immediately prevented," an order from Sachin Kumar Vaishya, IAS District Jammu read.

Feb 20, 2024 8:20 AM IST

PM in Jammu LIVE: PM Modi to unveil major rail development projects in J-K; to flag off first electric train in valley

PM in Jammu LIVE: In a significant move towards bolstering infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate, dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone for multiple development projects on February 20.

Among the key highlights, PM Modi will dedicate to the nation the new 48 km rail line between Banihal-Khari-Sumber-Sangaldan, costing 15,863 crore and the newly electrified 185.66 km Baramulla-Sringar-Banihal-Sangaldan rail section, valued at 470.23 cr.

The Prime Minister will also flag off the first electric train in the valley and train service between Sangaldan and Baramulla station in Srinagar.

ANI

Feb 20, 2024 7:53 AM IST

PM in Jammu LIVE: ‘Modi to inaugurate complex equipped with 52 labs, 104 faculty offices,’ says IIT Jammu director

PM in Jammu LIVE: Before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Jammu today, Manoj Singh Gaur, Director of the Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, announced that the Prime Minister would inaugurate the IIT Jammu complex.

Gaur highlighted that the academic infrastructure includes 52 laboratories, 104 faculty offices, and 27 lecture halls. "On Tuesday, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the complex in virtual mode. The academic complex has 52 labs, 104 faculty offices...and 27 lecture halls...The campus has hostel facilities for around 1,450 students...More than 1,400 students have been registered in various programmes currently," IIT Jammu Director told ANI.

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