Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Meghalaya and Tripura today. Mr. Modi will launch projects worth over 6,800 crore rupees in the two states. In Meghalaya, the Prime Minister will participate in the golden jubilee celebrations of the North Eastern Council in Shillong this morning. Union Home Minister Amit Shah will also attend the function.
The Prime Minister will then travel to Agartala in Tripura where he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various key projects worth over 4,350 crore rupees at a public function in the afternoon. Mr. Modi will launch the Grih Pravesh programme for beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Rural. These houses were developed at a cost of over 3,400 crore rupees for more than two lakh beneficiaries.