PM Modi Inaugurates Educational and Development Initiatives in Jammu, Including IIT and AIIMS Campus

PM Modi Inaugurates Educational and Development Initiatives in Jammu, Including IIT and AIIMS Campus

Last Updated Feb - 20 - 2024, 06:19 PM | Source : NDTV | Visitors : 13

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates IIT Jammu complex and AIIMS Jammu during his visit to Jammu, along with the establishment of new Kendriya Vidyalaya and
PM Modi Inaugurates Educational and Development Initiatives in Jammu, Including  IIT and AIIMS Campus

On Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and set the groundwork for several development initiatives in education and other areas. During his visit to Jammu, PM Modi established permanent campuses for many schools, including IITs and IIMs.

According to PTI,  PM Modi officially opened the IIT Jammu complex. The academic complex has 52 labs, 104 faculty offices and 27 lecture halls. The campus has hostel facilities for around 1,450 students. Over 1,400 students have been registered in various programmes currently. The Prime Minister will also inaugurate AIIMS Jammu to cater to the healthcare needs of the region. Besides this, appointment orders to about 1500 new government recruits of Jammu and Kashmir were also distributed at the event.

The occasion also saw the opening of 20 new Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) buildings and 13 new Navodaya Vidyalayas (NVs) around the country. These freshly constructed KV and NV facilities will play a key role in addressing the educational demands of students all around the country.

According to PTI, a total of ₹ 13,375 crore has been devoted towards educational projects that include the permanent campuses of IIT Bhilai, IIT Tirupati, IIT Jammu, IIITDM Kurnool; Indian Institute of Skills (IIS) - a pioneer skill training institute on advanced technologies - located in Kanpur; and two campuses of Central Sanskrit University - in Devprayag (Uttarakhand) and Agartala (Tripura).

On Tuesday, the Prime Minister visited Jammu, the winter capital, to launch a number of development initiatives.

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