Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, on September 14, 2021, at around 12 noon, which will be followed by his address on the occasion. Prime Minister will also visit the exhibition models of Aligarh node of Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor and Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University.
About Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University
The State Government is establishing the University in memory and honour of the great freedom fighter, educationist and social reformer, Raja Mahendra Pratap Singhji. The University is being set up in a total area of over 92 acres at village Lodha and village Musepur Kareem Jarouli of Aligarh's Kol tehsil. It will provide an affiliation to 395 colleges of the Aligarh Division.
About UP's Defense Industrial Corridor
The Prime Minister announced the establishment of a Defense Industrial Corridor in Uttar Pradesh while inaugurating the UP Investors Summit in Lucknow on February 21, 2018. A total of 6 nodes–Aligarh, Agra, Kanpur, Chitrakoot, Jhansi and Lucknow–have been planned in the Defense Industrial Corridor. In the Aligarh Node, the land allocation process has been completed, and land has been allotted to 19 firms, who will invest Rs 1245 crore in the node.
The Defense Industrial Corridor of Uttar Pradesh will help to make the country self-reliant in defence production and promote 'Make in India'.
The Governor and CM of UP will also be present on the occasion.