Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated a series of projects during his visit of Gujarat. The projects inaugurated by Prime Minister include the Multi-speciality Hospital at Katargam, High Tech Diamond factory at Ichchhapor and various plants at SUMUL dairy in Bajipura- all in Surat district.
Prime Minister will also visit Silvas in the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli at 2.30 pm, where he will address a gathering apart from inaugurating a few developmental projects. He will distribute the forest land rights to the tribals and LPG sylinders and cooking kits to the poor families under the Ujjawala yojana.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also dedicate phase-1 of link 2 of ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation project- SAUNI yojana at Botad.
The ambitious scheme will provide Narmada water to Botad and other surrounding districts. Prime Minister will also lay foundation stone for the phase-2 of the scheme on this occasion.
This entire project is divided in four phases to fill up 115 dams of arid Saurashtra region with overflowing water of Sardar Sarovar Narmada Dam through a web of pipeline network.
Earlier, inaugurating the multi-speciality hospital in Surat, Prime Minister appreciates the spirit of donors for creating best health facilities for the common people. He said that health and medical services are still costly and difficult for the poor people in remote areas.
However, the Government has taken steps so that poor and middle class people can get cheap generic medicines and costly heart treatment at affordable rates. Prime Minister also emphasized on the need of preventive steps including cleanliness to improve the health of the people.
Prime Minister has said that his forth coming visit to Israel will benefit the Diamond industries off Surat. He also said that he will be the first Prime Minister of India to visit Israel. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel also spoke on this occasion.