New Delhi, Feb 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kurukshetra in Haryana on February 12 where he will participate in Swachh Shakti- 2019, and will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of several development projects in Haryana.
According to an official statement, Prime Minister Modi will participate in Swachh Shakti-2019 and distribute the Swachh Shakti-2019 awards. He will visit the Swachh Sundar Shauchalay exhibition at Kurukshetra and address a public gathering.
Swachh Shakti-2019 is a national event to be attended by women Panches and Sarpanches from across the country. It is expected that 15,000 women will take part in the Swachh Shakti event this year. The event is aimed at empowering women.
The first edition of Swachh Shakti programme was launched from Gandhinagar, Gujarat by Prime Minister Modi on the International Women's Day in 2017. The next edition was 'Swachh Shakti-2018' from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh and now the third edition is being inaugurated from Kurukshetra to empower the women.
Prime Minister Modi will also dedicate to the nation the National Cancer Institute (NCI), Bhadsa, Jhajjar. NIC is the state-of-the-art tertiary cancer care-cum-research institute, constructed on the AIIMS, Jhajjar campus. The 700-bed hospital will have different facilities like surgical oncology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, anesthesia, palliative care, and nuclear medicine, besides hostel rooms for doctors and attendants of cancer patients.
He will also inaugurate ESIC Medical College and Hospital, Faridabad, through video conference. This will be the first ESIC Medical College and Hospital in north India. The 510-bed hospital will have state-of-the-art-facilities. ESIC, under the Ministry of Labour and Employment, the government of India provides social security to the insured persons and their beneficiaries, especially to worker population and their dependents.
Prime Minister Modi will also lay the foundation stone of National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Panchkula, which is being set up at Shri Mata Mansa Devi Temple Complex. It will be a national level institute for Ayurveda treatment, education, and research. Once completed, it will be highly beneficial for the residents of Haryana and other nearby states
He will also lay the foundation stone of Sri Krishna Ayush University, Kurukshetra. It is the first university related to the Indian system of medicine in Haryana as well as the first university of this kind in India. He will also lay the foundation stone of 'Battles of Panipat Museum' at Panipat through a digital link, and of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay University of Health Sciences at Karnal.
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