Updated, Feb. 03. 2024. 8.19 PM.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the infrastructure push given to the North Eastern region by his government will provide employment opportunities and promote tourism and sports in the region.
Addressing a public meeting in Guwahati on Sunday Prime Minister said, a record number of tourists have visited the North Eastern states during the last 10 years. The Prime Minister said that once the Kamkhya project is completed, tourist inflow will further increase in the state. Mr Modi said, the government has constructed over 4 crore houses for the poor. He said, Viksit Bharat Sankalp Yatra has connected over 20 crore people in the country.
Earlier the Prime Minister laid the foundation and inaugurated several infrastructure developmental projects worth over 11 thousand crore rupees.
These include laying the foundation stone of the Kamkhya temple corridor, a new sports complex in Chandrapur, the integrated new building of Guwahati Medical College and Hospital and a new medical college at Ratabari in Karimganj district.