PM to inaugurate CIPET Jaipur virtually

Prime Minister Modi will virtually inaugurate CIPET, Jaipur. He will also lay foundation stones for four new medical colleges.

PM to inaugurate CIPET Jaipur virtually PM to inaugurate CIPET virtually
Press Trust of India | Sep 29, 2021 - 7:31 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate CIPET: Institute of Petrochemicals Technology, Jaipur and also lay the foundation stones for four new medical colleges in Banswara, Sirohi, Hanumangarh and Dausa districts of Rajasthan via video-conference on Thursday.

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These medical colleges have been sanctioned under the centrally sponsored scheme for "establishment of new medical colleges attached with district/ referral hospitals", according to an official statement.

According to the statement, preference has been given to underserved, backward and aspirational districts to set up medical colleges. The institute has been designed to be self-sustainable and will cater to the needs of petrochemical and allied industries. It will also equip the youth to become skilled technical professionals, the statement read.

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Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will also be present on the occasion. Aimed at developing manpower in different disciplines of Plastics Engineering and Technology, the Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering & Technology (CIPET), formerly known as the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering & Technology, was established in 1968 by Government of India with the assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at Chennai.

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