Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his visit to Jammu and Kashmir, launched the University of Ladakh, the first in the region. New Delhi:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is today in Jammu and Kashmir to inaugurate several development projects in a major boost for education and health care in the state. PM Modi will visit Jammu, Srinagar and Leh today. You will also make a stop at Dal Lake.
In one of his previous visits to Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Modi said he has a vision of the state in which there will be “books instead of weapons in the hands of boys and girls.” PM Modi launched the University of Ladakh, the first in the region. “It will be a university group made up of university colleges in Leh, Kargil, Nubra, Zanskar, Drass and Khaltsi, the university will have administrative offices in Leh and Kargil,” the prime minister’s office said in a statement.
Here are the live updates of PM Modi’s visit to Jammu and Kashmir:
In addition to laying the foundations for two AIIMS institutes in Jammu and Srinagar, Prime Minister Modi also inaugurated the University of Ladakh. The two AIIMS institutes will be built in Vijaypur (Jammu) and Awantipora (Srinagar), according to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. The installation of the two new AIIMSs would transform health care facilities, as well as education and health training in the state, he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Leh today, where he interacted with locals and dedicated key education and empowerment projects to residents of the region. He is currently in Jammu, from where he will go to Srinagar. The prime minister will also make a stop at the famous Dal lake.