Modi was greeted by State Governor N.N.Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, top civil administration and army officers, and senior members of the PDP-BJP ruling coalition.
Modi distributed medical cards for free treatment to nearby village residents.
Dozens of commandos of the special protection group were deployed in Katra for security.
19 Apr 2016
What Modi did during his stay at Katra?
PM Modi addressed the convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University.
He also formally inaugurated the 250-bedded Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana super-speciality hospital - a new state of the art facility with a price tag of Rs.300 crore.
The Prime Minister also inaugurated the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Sports Complex and addressed a rally in the town of Katra.
Modi celebrates sports
Addressing the convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Narendra Modi said, "We are hosting FIFA U-17 World Cup and this has to be an opportunity for us to celebrate sports. The world should see our Yuva Shakti".