Proposals for investment of Rs 52 thousand crore have been received in the state: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha
BS Sahai, Director, IIM Jammu, first read out the welcome address. He highlighted the achievements of IIM Jammu and finally administered the oath to the students.
President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived on a two-day visit to Jammu. The President arrived at 4.30 pm to attend the fifth initiation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Jammu as the chief guest. The President will confer degrees on 214 students at the initiation ceremony. President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Diversity Cell of IIM Jammu.
State's Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and Minister of State in PMO Dr Jitendra Singh have also reached the fifth initiation ceremony of IIM Jammu.
The ongoing fifth initiation ceremony program at IIM Jammu will be of about one hour. After the program is over, President Ram Nath Kovind will visit the Raj Bhavan. There he will hold a meeting with Governor Manoj Sinha and discuss in detail the law and order situation in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, development works and other issues. After night's rest, President Ram Nath Kovind will leave for Katra on Friday morning to have darshan of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi.
In view of the President's visit, the Canal Road of the city has been kept closed for traffic throughout the day. Matador service running on this route is also affected. However, some matadors continue to operate on the second route.