President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Ranchi

Ranchi: President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here today and was welcomed at the airport by Jharkhand Governor Draupadi Murmu, Chief Minister Raghubar Das and his other cabinet colleagues.

The President will lay the foundation stone of Ravindra Bhavan and Haj House at Jaipal Singh stadium complex tomorrow morning, an official spokesperson said.

Mukherjee will then leave for Deoghar after the programme where he will inaugurate 44-km long Deoghar-Baskinath Solar energy street light project, he said.

He will also lay the foundation stone of software technology parks of India (STPI) centre, employees state insurance corporation hospital and drivers training centre in Deoghar, the spokesperson said.

On April 3, the President will visit Vikram shila university monuments and museum at Vikram Shila in Bihar, he said, adding he will also pay at visit to Guru Shyama Charan Library Peeth before returning to New Delhi.