PM Modi inaugurates 3 key projects in Gujarat including ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’
Narendra Modi launched ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’ aimed at providing day-time electricity to the farmers in the state for irrigation and farming purposes.
PM Modi inaugurates 3 key projects in Gujarat including 'Kisan Suryodaya Yojana'
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated three projects, including ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’ for the farmers in Gujarat, via video conferencing.
To provide day-time power supply for irrigation to farmers, the Gujarat Government under Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had recently announced the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana. Under this scheme, farmers will be able to avail power supply from 5 AM to 9 PM. The state government has allocated a budget of Rs 3,500 crores for installing transmission infrastructure under this scheme by 2023.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches the ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’ for the farmers of Gujarat.
It aims to provide day-time power supply for irrigation to farmers. pic.twitter.com/wYFgOOI3Ab
— ANI (@ANI) October 24, 2020
The Prime Minister 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 in Ahmedabad.
The UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology 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.
He also launched the Girnar ropeway in which initially, there will be 25-30 cabins, with a capacity of 8 people per cabin. A distance of 2.3 km will now be covered in just 7.5 minutes through the ropeway. In addition to this, the ropeway will also provide a scenic view of the lush green beauty surrounding the Girnar mountain.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and other Ministers, officials joined the inauguration event via video conferencing.