Modi Meghalaya

Shillong, Dec 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit poll-bound Tripura and Meghalaya on 18 December that on Sunday and inaugurate a number of projects worth more than ₹6,800 crores.

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) stated in a declaration that the project, to be inaugurated by PM Modi, encompasses a wide array of sectors, including housing, road, agriculture, telecom, IT, tourism, and hospitality.

The statement said that PM Modi can even take part in the golden jubilee celebration of the North Eastern Council and attend its meeting in Shillong. Later, he will attend the meeting of the North Eastern Council at the State Convention Centre, Shillong.

NEC, headquartered in Shillong, is a nodal agency set up for undertaking economic and social development in the northeastern states.

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He will additionally inaugurate, dedicate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects in a public function in Shillong. He will then travel to Agartala and inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various key projects.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also launch the ‘Grih Pravesh’ program for more than two lakh beneficiaries in Tripura’s Agartala under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana–Urban and Rural–schemes.

Tripura and Meghalaya are heading for assembly polls 2023, which are likely to be held in February. While the Bharatiya Janata Party is in power in Tripura, it is working to boost its strength in Meghalaya.