Later in the day, Shah is expected to meet party leaders in Guwahati.
Assam Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal and industrialist Ratan Tata will also attend the foundation laying ceremony.
According to Assam Health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, 19 cancer care centers will be set up in the state.
These hospitals will be set up under Assam Cancer Care Foundation which is a joint initiative of Assam government and Tata Trust.
Hindusthan Samachar/Shri Ram Shaw