Highlights: PM Modi Inaugurates Public Hospital In Gujarat's Ahmedabad

Heads of five countries and more than 30,000 national and international delegates, including CEOs of major companies from India and abroad, are expected to attend the 9th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit.

Highlights: PM Modi Inaugurates Public Hospital In Gujarat's Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show in Gandhinagar.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-day visit to Gujarat during which he will inaugurate the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit. The summit is being held in Gandhinagar from January 18 to 20. PM Modi will take part in other programmes during his January 17-19 visit which will also cover Silvassa, the capital of the neighbouring Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

Upon his arrival today, PM Modi inaugurated the 'Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show' in in Gandhinagar, an integral part of the biennial investor summit. Tomorrow morning, PM Modi will inaugurate the three-day summit. Heads of five countries and more than 30,000 national and international delegates, including CEOs of major companies from India and abroad, are expected to attend the 9th edition of the summit, according to organisers.

Here are the Highlights from PM Modi's Gujarat visit

Jan 17, 2019 22:03 (IST)
PM Modi says he purchased some Khadi products using the RuPay card at the Ahmedabad Shopping Festival.
Jan 17, 2019 22:02 (IST)
"At the inauguration of the Ahmedabad Shopping Festival, I talked at length about the numerous steps taken by the Central Government for the MSME sector. Our small entrepreneurs are exceptionally talented and we are committed to ensuring the right platform for them to prosper," tweets PM Modi.
Jan 17, 2019 21:54 (IST)
PM Modi says the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research is an excellent public hospital.
Jan 17, 2019 19:43 (IST)
I have been told that from merchants to street vendors, people from different parts of Gujarat have joined the festival, says PM Modi after inaugurating Ahmedabad shopping festival.
Jan 17, 2019 18:31 (IST)
Vibrant Gujarat as well as the start of Ahmedabad shopping Festival is an admirable initiative, says PM Modi.
Jan 17, 2019 17:52 (IST)
PM Modi inaugurates Ahmedabad shopping festival
Jan 17, 2019 17:18 (IST)
PM Modi in Ahmedabad:

The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Ahmedabad is dedicated to your service at a cost of Rs 750 crore, PM Modi tells a gathering after the inauguration.

This hospital will prove to be a model for other government hospitals in the country, says PM Modi.

Health facilities and medical education have been given a boost in the last four years, more than 18,000 MBBS seats and more than 13,000 post graduate seats have been increased during this period, he adds.

"I congratulate Gujarat govt to be the first one to have implemented the 10% quota for the economically weaker section," says PM Modi.

Jan 17, 2019 17:15 (IST)
Culled from the decades-old Vadilal Sarabhai Hospital, the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Ahmedabad is a 78-metre-high state-of-the-art super-specialty public hospital built by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation and is equipped with all modern amenities, including an air ambulance.

According to officials, this will be a completely paperless hospital and is a part of the Ayushman Bharat initiative. PM Modi inspected the facilities at the hospital today.
Jan 17, 2019 17:02 (IST)
PM Narendra Modi addresses a gathering at the inauguration of SVP Hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Jan 17, 2019 16:02 (IST)
PM Modi inaugurates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Hospital in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The 1,500-bed hospital has been built in the premises of VS Hospital, run by the BJP-ruled Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC).
Jan 17, 2019 15:59 (IST)
Indian business tycoons who are expected to attend the ninth edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit include Mukesh Ambani, Uday Kotak, Kumar Mangalam Birla, Gautam Adani, Adi Godrej and Pankaj Patel. 

CEOs and top executives of global companies like BASF, DP World, Suzuki, Vanguard and Maersk would also be present.
Jan 17, 2019 15:57 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show in Gandhinagar.
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