PM Modi Inaugurates IIT Jammu, Unveils Development Projects Worth Rs 32,000 Crore

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PM Modi Inaugurates IIT Jammu, Unveils Development Projects Worth Rs 32,000 Crore

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Jammu, the Director of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Jammu, Dr. Manoj Singh Gaur, announced that the Prime Minister would officially inaugurate the IIT Jammu complex. The complex features 52 laboratories, 104 faculty offices, and 27 lecture halls. It also boasts hostel facilities for approximately 1,450 students, and over 1,400 students are currently enrolled in various programs.

During his visit to Jammu, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone for numerous development projects worth over Rs 32,000 crore. Notably, he will inaugurate three new campuses of Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) in Jammu, Bodh Gaya, and Visakhapatnam.

Additionally, Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate 20 new buildings for Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) and 13 new Navodaya Vidyalayas (NVs) across the country. He will also lay the foundation stone for five Kendriya Vidyalaya campuses, one Navodaya Vidyalaya campus, and five Multipurpose Halls for Navodaya Vidyalayas. These projects aim to enhance educational opportunities for students nationwide.

Among the projects dedicated to the nation is the permanent campus of IIT Jammu. This, along with the permanent campuses of IIT Bhilai, IIT Tirupati, IIITDM Kurnool, Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) in Kanpur, and two campuses of Central Sanskrit University, constitute educational projects worth a total of Rs 13,375 crore.

Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate the campus of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Jammu, further bolstering healthcare infrastructure in the region.