PM laid the foundation stone for four-laning of NH45-A covering Karaikal district and Medical College Building at Karaikal New Campus Phase I, Karaikal district (JIPMER).
He also laid the foundation stone for development of a minor port at Puducherry under Sagarmala Scheme and Synthetic Athletic Track, Indira Gandhi Sports Complex, Puducherry.
The Prime Minister also inaugurated the Blood Centre at Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry and a 100-bed girls’ hostel at Lawspet, Puducherry for female athletes. The reconstructed Heritage Marie Building was also inaugurated on the occasion.
The four-laning of NH 45-A will cover Karaikal district and improve connectivity to the holy Saneeswaran Temple and also provide easy interstate connectivity to the Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health and Nagor Dargah.
He also laid the foundation stone for the 400 mtr synthetic athletic track at the sports complex as part of the Khelo India scheme. It will nurture sporting talent among the youth of India.
The 100-bed girls’ hostel constructed at Lawspet will accommodate hockey, volleyball, weightlifting, kabaddi and handball players who would be trained under SAI coaches.
Phase-I project of Medical College Building at Karaikal New Campus is an environment-friendly complex and will have all modern teaching facilities required for teaching MBBS students.