New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat on Thursday. He will inaugurate development projects worth Rs 29,000 crore and inaugurate the 36th National Games at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad today.
At around 11 AM today, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone and dedicate various projects worth more than Rs. 3400 crores in Surat. He will travel to Bhavnagar where at around 2 PM, he will lay the foundation stone and inaugurate multiple developmental initiatives worth over Rs 5200 crore.
PM Modi’s Schedule Today
- PM Modi will leave Delhi at 8.30 am
- He will reach Surat airport at 10.20 am
- He will reach the helipad in Limbayat from the airport at 10.25 am.
- He will reach the venue at 10.50 am starting the road show from the Limbayat area. It is 2.5 km from the helipad to the venue. will take 10 to 15 minutes
- He will inaugurate development works in Surat from 11 am to 12.10 pm and will address the public meeting.
- He will reach Limbayat Helipad at 12.15 pm
- He will reach Surat airport at 12.45 pm and then leave for Bhavnagar
- He will reach Bhavnagar airport at 1.35 pm
- He will leave for the venue by road from Bhavnagar airport at 1.40 pm.
- He will be in Bhavnagar from 2 pm to 3 pm
- He will reach Ahmedabad at 4 pm and go straight to Raj Bhavan
- PM Modi will launch the 36th National Games at 7 pm.
- He will attend Garba program at GMDC ground at 9 pm
- He will spend the night at Raj Bhavan
Details Of Projects
PM Modi In Surat
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone and dedicate various projects worth more than Rs. 3400 crore. “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 governments,” according to the PMO .
He 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 diamond trading business in Surat,” the PMO stated. Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for Phase-II of the project.
PM Modi 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. He 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 Modi In Bhavnagar
The Prime Minister 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 crore and will have state of the art infrastructure for the world’s first CNG Terminal along with world’s fourth largest lock gate system. In addition to the CNG Terminal, the port will also cater to the future needs and demands of various upcoming projects in the region. The port will have ultra-modern Container Terminal, Multipurpose Terminal, and Liquid Terminal with direct door-step connectivity to the existing roadway and railway network. It will not only lead to economic benefits in terms of cost saving in handling cargo, but also generate employment for people in the region. Also, the CNG Import Terminal will provide an additional alternate source of energy to meet the growing demands of clean energy,” the PMO stated.
Following this, PM Modi 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. The Centre has several theme-based galleries including Marine Aquatic gallery, Automobile gallery, Nobel Prize gallery – Physiology and Medicine, Electro Mechanics gallery, Biology Science gallery, the PMO informed. The Centre will also provide a creative platform for discovery and exploration for children through out-door installations like animatronic dinosaurs, science theme-based toy train, nature exploration tour, motion simulators, portable solar observatory etc, it added.
During the programme, Prime Minister 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 Modi In Ahmedabad
Prime Minister Modi will declare the 36th National Games open in a grand opening ceremony organised at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Prime Minister will also address athletes from across the country participating in the National Games. During the event, Prime Minister will also inaugurate the world-class “Swarnim Gujarat Sports University” in Desar. This landmark project is expected to transform the sports education landscape of the country.
National Games are being held in the state of Gujarat for the very first time. It will be organised from September 29 to October 12. Nearly 15,000 sportspersons, coaches, and officials from across the country will be participating in 36 sports disciplines, making it the biggest National Games ever. The sporting events will be organised in six cities of Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar.
Under the leadership of the former Gujarat Chief Minister, the state “embarked on the journey to create a robust sports infrastructure of international standards, which helped the state to prepare for the games in a very short span of time”, PMO mentioned.
PM Modi To Flag Off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express At Gandhinagar Station
On Friday, the Prime Minister will flag off Gandhinagar-Mumbai Vande Bharat Express at Gandhinagar station at around 10:30 AM and travel from there to Kalupur Railway Station via the train. At around 11:30 AM, PM Modi will flag off the Ahmedabad Metro rail project and will take a metro ride from Kalupur station to Doordarshan Kendra metro station, a statement by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) informed.
He will inaugurate Phase-I of Ahmedabad Metro project at a public function at the Ahmedabad Education Society at around 12 noon. Thereafter, at around 5:45 PM, he will lay the foundation stone and dedicate various projects worth over Rs 7200 crore in Ambaji.
He will perform Darshan and Pooja at Ambaji Temple at 7 PM. Thereafter, at around 7:45 PM, he will attend Maha Aarti at Gabbar Tirtha.
“The inauguration and foundation stone of these wide ranging developmental projects reflect the commitment of the Prime Minister to develop world class infrastructure, enhance urban mobility and improve multi-modal connectivity. It also showcases the continuous focus of his government on improving the ease of living of the common man,” the PMO stated.