PM Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat from today
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat from today, where he will launch the Pradhan Mantri Shram-Yogi Maandhan Yojana (PM-SYM). He will also inaugurate the first phase of the six-kilometre-long Ahmedabad metro service. As part of the metro rail commissioning programme, he laid the foundation of the 28.28 kilometre second phase of the Ahmedabad Metro and travelled some distance on the phase-1 stretch along with some school students.
The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the Umiya Dham temple complex, which costs Rs 1,000 crore. The temple will be dedicated to Maa Umiya, who is the deity of Kadva Patels, who are a sub-group of the Patidar community.
The temple complex will also have a skill university,students' hostels, counselling facilities and a community dispute-resolution centres, organisers said. He also starts his two-day visit from Jamnagar in Saurashtra, where he will dedicate a 75-bed annexe of the Guru Gobind Singh Hospital and inaugurate its PG hostel.
PM Modi will also launch SAUNI water schemes projects including Und-1 to Ranjit Sagar Lift Irrigation Scheme and Machu-1 to Nyari Lift Irrigation Scheme.
He is also set to visit the Annapurna Dham Trust in Adalaj in Gandhinagar, where he will lay the foundation stones of Shikshan Bhavan and Vidhyarthi Bhavan, on Tuesday.
Here are the highlights of PM Narendra Modi's Gujarat visit:
One nation-one Card in the country is now going to come true: PM
With a common mobility card you will also be able to withdraw money, make shopping and use the same card in any Metro or other means of transport, says PM Modi
The system that was created by different companies could not develop an integrated system in the country. The card of a city was worthless in another city. To overcome this challenge we began work at a comprehensive level, many ministries and departments were put into this work: PM
PM Modi launched common-mobility card
I have also launched the feature of the common-mobility card and the cards are going to remove all your difficulties while travelling. A system of automatic fair collection system was developed to overcome this problem: PM Modi
People were happy and jubiliant moods when the Ahmedabad metro started: PM Modi
People were happy and jubiliant moods when the Ahmedabad metro started. This is one of the achievements of the Modi government: As people stood on the terrace they welcomed their metro today: PM Modi
Metro will bring big change in the lives of Ahmedabad people, including office goers, students and college goers. It will help solve the problem of traffic in the city.
PM Modi with students travels in Ahmedabad metro
PM travels in Ahmedabad Metro
PM inaugurates Phase-I of Ahmedabad Metro.
Let us create a society where there is no discrimination based on gender: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Bhumipujan of Vishv Umiyadham in Ahmedabad. "Those who believe in Maa Umiya can never support female foeticide. I appeal to you all- let us create a society where there is no discrimination based on gender," he said.
Our work will always be at a large scale, benefitting all sections of society: PM Modi
Doing something at a small scale isn't acceptable to us. Our work will always be at a large scale, benefitting all sections of society. At the community level, it's important to emphasise on top quality education for youngsters, the prime minister said.
PM Narendra Modi At The Umiyadham Temple Complex Ground To Lay The Foundation Stone Of The Complex
No one can ever forget the role of Saints and Seers in strengthening our society. They have given us valuable teachings. They even gave us the strength to fight evil and oppression: PM
Dreams of youngsters will not remain unfulfilled due to shortage of credit: PM Modi
The Central Government's efforts for the MSME sector will help many youngsters. Dreams of youngsters will not remain unfulfilled due to shortage of credit. We also made GST simple and people-friendly. These and other steps have ensured improved 'Ease of Business' rankings, says PM Modi
"India needs structural and long term measures to overcome the challenges we face": PM Modi in Gujarat
"India needs structural and long term measures to overcome the challenges we face. The time for poorly thought out short term measures is over," said PM Modi at a rally in Gujarat's Jamnagar.
"PM Kisan Samman Nidhi will bring substantive benefits for India's farmers": PM Modi in Gujarat
"The PM Kisan Samman Nidhi will bring substantive benefits for India's farmers. It is a long term and comprehensive effort for farmer welfare," said PM Modi, addressing a rally in Gujarat.
"It becomes our responsibility to conserve every drop of water," said PM Modi in Gujarat
"Having seen the hardships we face due to water shortage, it becomes our responsibility to conserve every drop of water. This benefits our present and future generations," says PM Modi.
"India is home to one of the biggest healthcare programmes in the world," says PM Modi
"In Ayushman Bharat, India is home to one of the biggest healthcare programmes in the world. The coming of this initiative ensures top quality and affordable healthcare for the poor," said PM Modi in Gujarat.
"Gujarat has witnessed a revolution in the health sector": PM Modi in Gujarat
"Gujarat has witnessed a revolution in the health sector in the last many years. Hospitals with modern facilities are coming up across the state. This benefits the poor," said PM Modi in Gujarat.
"We worked to improve water scarcity," says PM Modi in Gujarat
"While there was a problem, there was also a determination to solve this problem. We worked to improve water scarcity, particularly in the areas where water shortage was more," says PM Modi.
"There was an issue of water shortage in Gujarat. This state has been drought prone," said PM Modi in Gujarat
"For many years, there was an issue of water shortage in Gujarat. This state has been drought prone," said PM Modi.
"I can't allow 'Tanker Raj' to carry on in Gujarat," says PM Modi in Jamnagar, Gujarat
"I was certain that I can't allow 'Tanker Raj' to carry on in Gujarat," said PM Modi.
"Sardar Sarovar Dam brought much relief to the people of Gujarat," says PM Modi in Jamnagar, Gujarat.
"The Sardar Sarovar Dam has brought much relief to the people of Gujarat," said PM Modi in Gujarat. "This project was completed despite neglect from earlier state govts and adversities from various quarters," he said.
PM Narendra Modi has begun speaking at the launch of the SAUNI projects and Guru Gobind Singh Hospital at Jamnagar, Gujarat
PM Modi has begun to speak in Jamnagar, Gujarat.