PM to launch various projects in J&K today, lead Yoga Day celebrations on June 21

In Jammu and Kashmir for two days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation for 84 major development projects worth over Rs 1,500 crore. He will also lead Yoga Day celebrations.
PM to launch various projects in J&K today, lead Yoga Day celebrations on June 21
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir, beginning Thursday.

In the Union Territory, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone and will inaugurate 84 major development projects, valued at more than Rs 1,500 crore.

The inaugurations will include projects related to road infrastructure, water supply schemes, and infrastructure in higher education, etc.

Additionally, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for projects like improvement of the Chenani-Patnitop-Nashri section, development of industrial estates and construction of six government degree colleges.

PM Modi will also launch the Competitiveness Improvement in Agriculture and Allied Sectors (JKCIP) Project worth Rs 1,800 crore. The project will be implemented in 90 blocks across 20 districts of Jammu and Kashmir, and will have the project outreach of 300,000 households covering 15 lakh beneficiaries.

At nearly 6 pm today, the Prime Minister will participate in the 'Empowering Youth, Transforming J&K' event at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar.

The program is a pivotal moment for the region, showcasing progress and providing inspiration to young achievers.

On the occasion, the Prime Minister will inspect stalls and interact with the young achievers of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Prime Minister will also distribute appointment letters to more than 2000 persons appointed in government service.


On June 21 - the 10th International Day of Yoga, the Prime Minister will lead the International Yoga Day celebrations at SKICC, Srinagar.

Since 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led the International Day of Yoga (IDY) celebrations at various iconic locations, including Kartavya Path in Delhi, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Ranchi, Lucknow, Mysuru, and even the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

This year's theme, 'Yoga for Self and Society', highlights the dual role in fostering individual and societal well being.

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PM to launch various projects in J&K today, lead Yoga Day celebrations on June 21

PM Modi will also address a gathering at the event, his office said on Wednesday.

Source: India Today

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