- PM Narendra Modi will inaugurate or lay foundation stones for multiple infrastructure in Gujarat
- Some of these big-ticket projects include world's 1st CNG terminal in Bhavnagar
- It will also include- Metro phase-1 in Ahmedabad and phase-1 of DREAM City at Surat
PM Modi Gujarat visit: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat starting from Thursday (September 29), with several events lined up. He will also participate in Navratri celebrations. PM Modi will visit Surat, Bhavnagar, Ahmedabad and Ambaji.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, "Tomorrow, 29th September and the day after, I will be attending a series of programmes in Gujarat. My programmes cover different sectors of development and also spread across different parts of the state."
The Prime Minister said that the works whose foundation stone will be laid or dedicated to the nation include projects related to urban regeneration, a Biodiversity park, a science centre and Phase-2 of DREAM City. "These works will ensure a better quality of life for the people of Surat," tweeted PM Modi.
He further said, "I am eager to be in Surat tomorrow. This city has shown how hardwork can lead to wonders. Among Surat's biggest strengths is the city's diversity - people across states and cultures are happily living and working there. Works worth Rs 3400 crore will be dedicated to the nation."
Highlighting that the Regional Science Centre in Bhavnagar is going to be a landmark of the city, the PM said it will ignite curiosity towards science and innovation among the youth adding that the Centre would have several thematic galleries as well.
"Bhavnagar is all set to get a CNG Terminal and brownfield port project. The economic benefits of these would be immense. The water supply projects are going to help our hardworking farmers. The city of Bhavnagar has a glorious history and exceptional culture. At a programme in Bhavnagar, development works worth Rs. 5200 crore will either be dedicated to the nation or their foundation stone would be laid. These works are linked to energy, water supply and ports," PM Modi added.