Prime Minister Narendra Modi's To Visit Surat, Dadra And Nagar Haveli On April 16-17

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi's To Visit Surat, Dadra And Nagar Haveli On April 16-17

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Surat on April 16 and Dadra and Nagar Haveli on April 17.

New Delhi:  In his second visit to his home state Gujarat this year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Surat on April 16 evening, followed by a trip to Dadra and Nagar Haveli the next day.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a Rs 400-crore hospital in Surat run by a welfare trust, a cattle feed plant and an ice-cream facility of Surat District Co-operative Milk Producers Union at Bajipura village in Tapi district.

He will also inaugurate the first phase of an irrigation project at Botad in Saurashtra, and lay the foundation stone for the second phase of the scheme.

The scheme, Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (SAUNI), aims to fill 115 dams in the parched Saurashtra region by diverting floodwaters overflowing from the Sardar Sarovar Dam across the Narmada river.

On March 8, PM Modi had addressed a convention of women sarpanch at Gandhinagar.

PM Modi will lay the foundation stone of some projects and distribute assistance to beneficiaries of government welfare schemes, the Administration of UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli said in a release here today.

Around 21,000 beneficiaries will receive help kits under different schemes, said Daman and Diu Publicity Secretary Vikram Singh Malik.

The beneficiaries will include those covered under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana and Aawas Yojana, among others. Also, appointment letters will be given to youths who were provided jobs at a 'Rozgar Mela' organised recently and title deeds will be distributed to tribals under the Forest Rights Act, 2006, Mr Malik said.

The rally will be held at Lions English School in Silvassa in the afternoon.

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