PM to dedicate projects worth over Rs 14,500 cr in Gujarat

PM to dedicate projects worth over Rs 14,500 cr in Gujarat

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Gujarat from October 9 to 11 to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects worth over Rs 14,500 crore in the state.
The Prime Minister will also visit Madhya Pradesh on the last day of his Gujarat visit on October 11.
“On 9th October, at around 5:30 pm, Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects at Modhera in Mehsana. This will be followed by Darshan and Pooja at Modheshwari Mata Temple at around 6:45 PM, followed by a visit to Surya Mandir at 7:30 PM,” the PMO said in a release.
Prime Minister will preside over a public function where he will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 3900 crore in Modhera, Mehsana.
The Prime Minister will declare village Modhera as India’s first 24×7 solar powered village.
This project, which is first of its kind, realises the Prime Minister’s vision of solarization of the sun-temple town of Modhera, the PMO said.
It involved developing a Ground Mounted Solar power plant and more than 1300 Rooftop solar systems on residential and Government buildings, all integrated with Battery Energy storage system (BESS).
On 10th October, at around 11 am, Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 8,000 crore in Amod, Bharuch.
He will lay the foundation stone of Bulk Drug Park at Jambusar. In 2021-22, bulk drugs accounted for over 60 per cent of total pharmaceutical imports. The project will play a key role in ensuring import substitution and helping make India self-reliant for bulk drugs, the PMO said.
The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of the Deep Sea Pipeline Project at Dahej, which will help in disposal of treated wastewater from industrial estates.
Other projects whose foundation stone will be laid by the Prime Minister include the phase 1 of Ankleshwar Airport and development of Multilevel Industrial Sheds at Ankleshwar and Panoli, which will give a boost to the MSME sector.
Prime Minister will perform the ground breaking ceremony for the development of multiple industrial parks.
During the programme, Prime Minister will dedicate several projects which will give a boost to the chemicals sector.
At around 3:15 pm on October 10, the Prime Minister will inaugurate Phase 1 of Modi Shaikshanik Sankul, an educational complex for needy students. The project will help provide facilities to students for holistic development, the PMO said.
On October 11, Prime Minister will dedicate and lay the foundation stones of various healthcare facilities around Rs. 1300 crore in Civil Hospital Asarwa, Ahmedabad.
Thereafter, at 5:30 pm, Prime Minister will dedicate and lay the foundation stone of projects at Jamnagar, the PMO added.
This includes dedication of new and improved facilities for cardiac care and a new hostel building in UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre; new hospital building of the Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre; new building of Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute.
The Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of shelter home to accommodate families of poor patients.
He will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 1,460 crore in Jamnagar.
These projects relate to irrigation, power, water supply and urban infrastructure, the PMO said.
On October 11, the Prime Minister will travel to Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain, where he will perform Darshan and Pooja at around 5:45 pm.
This will be followed by dedication of Shri Mahakal Lok at around 6:30 pm, followed by a public function in Ujjain at 7:15 pm, the PMO said.
Phase I of the Mahakal Lok project will help in enriching the experience of pilgrims visiting the temple by providing them with world class modern amenities.
The Project aims to decongest the entire area and also put special emphasis on conservation and restoration of heritage structures.
Under the project, the temple precinct will be expanded nearly seven times, the PMO said.
The total cost of the entire project is around Rs 850 crore.
Existing footfall of the temple, which is currently around 1.5 crore per annum, is expected to be doubled. Development of the project has been planned under two phases.
UNI

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