PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS, fertiliser plant in UP's Gorakhpur

PTI | Gorakhpur | Updated: 07-12-2021 14:04 IST | Created: 07-12-2021 13:57 IST
PM Modi inaugurates AIIMS, fertiliser plant in UP's Gorakhpur
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File Photo) Image Credit: ANI
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dedicated to the nation three megaprojects, including an AIIMS and a major fertilizer plant, in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's home turf Gorakhpur.

The other project he inaugurated is a Regional Medical Research Centre of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

The three big-ticket projects are worth over Rs 9,600 crore.

The newly built fertilizer plant will be operated by the Hindustan Urvarak Rasayan Limited (HURL).

The Gorakhpur AIIMS, built at a cost of Rs 1,011 crore, will benefit not only the people of eastern Uttar Pradesh but also a huge population of Bihar, Jharkhand, and Nepal with its world-class health facilities, officials said.

Similarly, the regional medical research center set up at a cost of Rs 36 crore will facilitate the test and research of vector-borne diseases, they added.

The high-tech lab will decrease the dependency of the area on big cities for tests related to vector-borne diseases.

The inauguration of the three big projects comes just months ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

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