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On the occasion of National Technology Day, Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has launched projects worth US$ 708.1 million (Rs. 5,800 crore)

Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has inaugurated an event marking National Technology Day, 2023. The programme also marked the commencement celebrations of the 25th year of National Technology Day being held from May 11-14, 2023.

The foundation stone was also laid and several projects were dedicated to the nation related to scientific and technological advancement in the country worth more than US$ 708.1 million (Rs. 5,800 crore). The aim of these projects is to strengthen the scientific institutions in the country, in line with the Prime Minister’s vision of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

The projects include Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory-India (LIGO-India), Hingoli, Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital and Research Centre, Jatni, Odisha, and Platinum Jubilee Block of Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai.

Furthermore, Mr. Narendra Modi also inaugurated an exhibition showcasing scientific and technological advancements made in the country in the recent past. In addition, he also released a commemorative stamp and coin on the occasion.

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