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PM Modi inaugurates 3 major projects in Gujarat: Highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated three projects, including Kisan Suryodaya Yojana for the farmers in Gujarat. The launch took place via video conferencing.

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New Delhi Updated on: October 24, 2020 11:40 IST
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LIVE: PM Modi inaugurates 3 major projects in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated three projects, including Kisan Suryodaya Yojana for the farmers in Gujarat. The launch took place via video conferencing. The Gujarat government had recently announced the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana to provide day-time power supply for irrigation. As per this scheme, farmers will be able to avail power supply from 5 AM to 9 PM. The state government has allocate a budget of Rs 3,500 crores for installing transmission infrastructure under this scheme by 2023. 

Modi also inaugurated Paediatric Heart Hospital attached with the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre and a Mobile Application for tele-cardiology at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital. The institute is undergoing expansion at the cost of Rs 470 crores. The number of beds will increase from 450 to 1251 after the completion of the expansion project. The institute will also become the biggest single super speciality cardiac teaching institute in the country and one of the biggest single super speciality cardiac hospitals in the world. 

The prime minister launched the Girnar ropeway, which will initially have about 25-30 cabins with a capacity of 8 people per cabin. A distance of 2.3 km will be covered in just 7.5 minutes through the ropeway. It will also provide a scenic view of the lush green beauty surrounding the Girnar mountain.

HIGHLIGHTS

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11:29 am: Under this yojana, next 2-3 years will see the laying of about 3,500 circuit kilometer new transmission lines, says PM Modi

11:28 am: I am told that this yojana will be implemented in over 1,000 villages in the coming days, says PM Modi

11:26 am: I congratulate Gujarat government that it is readying new transmission capacity without disturbing any other services, says PM Modi

11:25 am: Farmers will now get three phase electricity from 5 am till 9 pm, says PM Modi

11:20 am: PM Modi inaugurates 3 major projects in Gujarat

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