In poll-bound Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development projects worth around Rs 29,000 crores in programmes spread across Surat, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad and Ambaji.
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today (September 29, 2022) begin his two-day visit to his home state Gujarat. In the poll-bound state, he is scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development projects worth around Rs 29,000 crores in programmes spread across Surat, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad and Ambaji.
At around 11 AM today, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone and dedicate various projects worth more than Rs 3,400 crore in Surat, following which, he will travel to Bhavnagar. There at around 2 PM, he will lay the foundation stone and inaugurate multiple developmental initiatives worth over Rs 5,200 crore.
Later in the evening around 7 PM, PM Modi will inaugurate the 36th National Games at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad and then at 9 PM, he will attend the Navratri Festival at GMDC ground in Ahmedabad.
On his second day, he will flag off the Gandhinagar- Mumbai Vande Bharat Express at Gandhinagar station and travel on the train from there to Kalupur Railway Station. He is also slated to flag off the Ahmedabad Metro rail project and take a metro ride from Kalupur station to Doordarshan Kendra metro station.
Later in the day, Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate Phase-I of the Ahmedabad Metro project at a public function at the Ahmedabad Education Society in Ahmedabad. Thereafter, at around 5:45 PM, he will lay the foundation stone and dedicate various projects worth over Rs 7200 crore in Ambaji. In the evening, PM Modi will perform Darshan and Pooja at Ambaji Temple and around 7:45 PM, he will attend Maha Aarti at Gabbar Tirtha.
PM Narendra Modi in Surat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone and dedicate various projects worth more than Rs. 3400 crores. These include works for water supply, drainage projects, DREAM City, Biodiversity Park and other development works such as public infrastructure, heritage restoration, city bus / BRTS infrastructure, electric vehicle infrastructure as well as joint development works by the central and state government.
The Prime Minister will inaugurate Phase-I of road infrastructure works and the main entrance of Diamond Research and Mercantile (DREAM) City. DREAM City project has been launched with the vision to meet the growing demand for commercial and residential space to complement the rapid growth of the diamond trading business in Surat. He will also lay the foundation stone for Phase-II of the project.
He will lay the foundation stone of Biodiversity Park, which is being built in an area of over 87 hectares from Dr.Hedgewar Bridge to Bhimrad-Bamrolli Bridge.
Prime Minister will also inaugurate Khoj Museum at Science Centre in Surat. Built for children, the Museum will have interactive displays, inquiry-based activities and inquisitiveness-based explorations.
PM Narendra Modi in Bhavnagar
Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 5200 crore in Bhavnagar. He will lay the foundation stone of the World’s First CNG Terminal and of brownfield port at Bhavnagar. The port will be developed at a cost of over Rs. 4000 crores and will have the state-of-the-art infrastructure for the world’s first CNG Terminal along with the world’s fourth largest lock gate system.
He will also inaugurate the Regional Science Centre in Bhavnagar, which is spread over 20 acres and has been built at a cost of around Rs. 100 crore.During the programme, Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate various other projects including package 7 of Sauni Yojna link 2, 25 MW Palitana Solar PV Project, APPL Container (Aawadkrupa Plastomech Pvt. Ltd.) project; and lay the foundation stone of projects including package 9 of Sauni Yohna link 2, Chorvadla Zone water supply project, among others.
PM Narendra Modi in Ahmedabad
In Ahmedabad, PM Modi will declare the 36th National Games open in a grand opening ceremony organised at Narendra Modi Stadium. He will also address athletes from across the country taking part in the National Games. During the event, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate the world-class “Swarnim Gujarat Sports University” in Desar.
At a public function in Ahmedabad, Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate the Phase-I of the Ahmedabad Metro project. This comprises about 32 km of the East-West corridor from Apparel park to Thaltej and the North-South corridor between Motera to Gyaspur. The Thaltej-Vastral route in the East-West corridor has 17 stations. This corridor also has a 6.6 km underground section with four stations. The 19 km North-South corridor that connects Gyaspur to Motera Stadium has 15 stations. The entire Phase 1 project is built at a cost of more than Rs. 12,900 crores.
Prime Minister will also flag off the new and upgraded version of Vande Bharat Express between Gandhinagar and Mumbai.
PM Narendra Modi in Ambaji
In Ambaji, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone and dedicate various development projects to the nation worthover Rs. 7200 crores. He will dedicate and lay the foundation stone for over 45,000 houses built under PM Awas Yojana. He will also lay the foundation stone of Taranga Hill – Ambaji – Abu Road New Broad Gauge Line and development of pilgrimage facilities at Ambaji temple under the PRASAD scheme.
Other projects whose foundation stone will be laid include the construction of the runway and associated infrastructure at Airforce station, Deesa; Ambaji Bypass Road among other
Prime Minister Modi is also scheduled to dedicate the 62 km long New Palanpur-New Mahesana section of the Western Freight Dedicated Corridor and the 13 km long New Palanpur-New Chatodar Section (Palanpur bypass line
He will also dedicate various road projects including the widening of Mitha – Tharad – Deesa Road among other