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President to visit Ranchi on Jharkhand foundation day

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

President Ram Nath Kovind will visit Ranchi on November 15, the of Jharkhand, and launch, inaugurate and distribute several welfare schemes.

The President will also release a postal stamp of the famous Maluti terracotta temples of Dumka.

The president would launch Mukhya Mantri Bima Yozana, 324 ambulances and distribute tablets to teachers, Principal Secretary (Home) S K G Rahate and Principal Secretary (Personnel, Administrative Reforms and Raj Bhasha) Nidhi Khare said in a joint press conference.

Meanwhile, a football tournament was organised for the first time as part of the celebrations.

Held from the to the state level, the tournament started on October 12 and concluded today.

Chief Minister gave away the prizes to the winners, runner-up and third-placed team at the Birsa Munda Football Stadium.

The winner took a purse of Rs 2 lakh while the runner-up got Rs 1 lakh. The third placed team took Rs 75,000, according to an official release.

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First Published: Sun, November 12 2017. 21:57 IST