Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Varanasi and Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh. He dedicated the 6th International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) to the nation. The Institute is built at the campus of National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) in Varanasi.
During the visit, he laid the foundation stone of medical College in Ghazipur.
He also released a commemorative postal stamp on Maharaja Suheldev.
Another important announcement is the SAMPANN software which is developed to ease the problems of pensioners.
PM Modi also inaugurated 15 projects worth Rs. 80 crore in his constituency Varanasi.