Governor NN Vohra, who is the Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, visited Kakryal today to review the arrangements for the visit of the Prime Minister on 19th April, 2016.
The Governor was informed that the arrangements are being given the final touch for the Prime Minister’s visit on 19th April 2016. The PM, who accepted the Governor’s request to inaugurate two major Projects of the Shrine Board will proceed directly to Kakryal after arrival at Jammu. He shall inaugurate the 230 bedded Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Superspeciality Hospital at Kakryal which has been constructed at a cost of about Rs. 300 crore. He shall also dedicate the Shrine Board’s Sports Complex at Katra.
The Prime Minister will also address the 5th Convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and, later, address an invited gathering in the Sports Ground of the SMVDU where he will dedicate SMVDNS Hospital to the people and distribute cards on a token basis for free medical treatment at the Hospital to persons who live in the nearby villages from which land was acquired on which the University and the Hospital have been built. The Prime Minister will also dedicate the Sports Complex, Katra through electronic means at this function.
The Governor directed the Chief Secretary and other senior officers to ensure that all necessary arrangements were made timely and fool-proof security and traffic arrangements be made.