The statement said PM Modi will visit Karnataka on January 2 and 3, 2016. He will arrive in Mysuru on Saturday afternoon where he will visit the Avadhoota Datta Peetham, an ashram in the city.
He will also attend the Centenary Celebrations of Jagadguru Shivarathri Rajendra Mahaswamiji of Sri Suttur Math.
On the Sunday (January 3), the prime minister will inaugurate the 103rd session of Indian Science Congress at the University of Mysore. He will also lay the foundation stone for a new helicopter manufacturing unit at Tumkur.
PM Modi will also inaugurate the 21st International Conference on Frontiers in Yoga Research and its Applications, at Jigni on Sunday.