New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday laid the foundation stone of AIIMS at Gujarat’s Rajkot via video conferencing. The project, estimated to be around Rs 1,195 crore, is expected to be completed by mid of 2022. For the project, 201 acres of land has been allotted, revealed a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office. Governor of Gujarat, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Union Health Minister and Union Minister of State for Health are also present on the occasion. Also Read - Parakram Diwas: Security Beefed up in Kolkata Ahead of PM Modi's Visit | LIVE Updates

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11:58 AM: Earlier, I said, ‘Dawai nahi toh dheelai nahi’. Now, I am saying ‘Dawai bhi aur kadaai (caution) bhi’. Our mantra for the year 2021 is ‘Dawai bhi aur kadaai bhi’: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Also Read - 'Not 1, But 2 Made in India Vaccines': Modi in Interaction With Covid Vaccinators in Varanasi | Top Points

11:58 AM: I appeal to the people of the country that fight against #COVID19 is the one against an unknown enemy. Be careful about such rumours and as responsible citizens refrain from forwarding messages on social media without checking: Prime Minister Modi

11:56 AM: In our country, rumours spread quickly. Different people for their personal gains or due to irresponsible behaviour spread various rumours. Maybe rumours will be spread when vaccination begins, some have already begun: PM Modi

11:39 AM: Preparations in the last stages of the vaccination programme. People will get vaccine manufactured in India: Modi

11:34 AM: The number of new cases of COVID19 infection in the country is decreasing now. We are preparing to run the world’s largest vaccination program in the next year: PM Narendra Modi

11: 20 AM: ‘Swasthya hi sampada hai’, the year 2020 has taught us this well. It has been a year full of challenges: PM Narendra Modi

11:15 AM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of AIIMS at Rajkot, Gujarat, via video conferencing