New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate the Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering and Technology (CIPET) in Jaipur, Rajasthan on Thursday (September 30, 2021) at 11 am. The PM would also lay the foundation stone of four medical colleges in Banswara, Sirohi, Hanumangarh and Dausa districts of Rajasthan today at the same time via video-conferencing.
As per details shared by the Prime Minister's Office, these medical colleges have been sanctioned under the centrally sponsored scheme for "establishment of new medical colleges attached with district/ referral hospitals"."Preference to set up medical colleges is given to underserved, backward and aspirational districts. Under three phases of the Scheme, 157 new medical colleges have been approved across the nation." The PMO also informed that together with the Rajasthan government, the government of India has established CIPET: Institute of Petrochemicals Technology, Jaipur.
Sharing a message to Twitter, PM Modi wrote: "Top quality education is a priority for our Government. At 11 AM, CIPET: Institute of Petrochemicals Technology, Jaipur will be inaugurated. This institution will cater to the aspirations of youngsters who want to study aspects relating to petrochem and energy sectors." It is self-sustainable and dedicatedly serves the needs of the petrochemical and allied industries. It will provide education to the youth to become skilled technical professionals," it added.