PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of sports university in Meerut on January 2

Meerut Divisional Commissioner Surendra Singh chaired a meeting in which he discussed the necessary arrangements to be made for the event.

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of sports university in Meerut on January 2 Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Press Trust of India | Dec 24, 2021 - 9:17 a.m. IST
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Meerut: Preparations are underway in Meerut to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 2 for laying the foundation stone of a sports university in Salwa village of Sardhana area here, officials said on Thursday.

Meerut Divisional Commissioner Surendra Singh chaired a meeting in which he discussed the necessary arrangements to be made for the event with the police and district officials in attendance. After laying the foundation stone, some beneficiaries of the Centre's Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, among others are expected to be felicitated by PM Modi.

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The Commissioner gave directions about various aspects like helipad, parking, alternate traffic arrangements, security cordoning and issuing of passes for the programme. The meeting was attended by Meerut District Magistrate K Balaji, Senior Superintendent of Police Prabhakar Chaudhary, and other senior officials.

PM Modi will also be addressing the convocation ceremony of the 54th Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur on December 28. In a tweet, Modi asked people to share their suggestions for his address. IIT Kanpur will be hosting the 54th convocation in a hybrid mode.

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