PM Modi to be on 2-day visit to Gujarat from Tuesday
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a two-day visit to Gujarat from Tuesday. Mr. Modi will participate in a programme marking the celebration of 20 years of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit on Wednesday morning at Science City in Ahmedabad.
The celebration will witness the participation of industry associations, prominent personalities from the sphere of trade and commerce, young entrepreneurs, and students of higher and technical education colleges, among others.
The Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit was started under the visionary leadership of Mr Modi when he was Chief Minister of Gujarat. On 28th September 2003, the journey of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit started and over time, it transformed to become a truly global event, attaining the status of being one of the premier business summits in India.
In the last 20 years, Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit has evolved from Making Gujarat a preferred Investment Destination to shaping a New India. The unparalleled success of Vibrant Gujarat became a role model for the entire country and has also inspired other Indian states to replicate the organisation of such investment summits.
The Prime Minister will reach Bodeli in Chhotaudepur on Wednesday afternoon where he will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of projects worth more than 5200 crore rupees. School infrastructure across Gujarat to get a massive boost as the Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of multiple projects worth more than 4500 crore rupees under the programme ‘Mission Schools of Excellence’.
Thousands of new classrooms, smart classrooms, computer labs, STEM (Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics) labs and other infrastructure built across schools in Gujarat will be dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister. He will also lay the foundation stone for improving and upgrading thousands of classrooms across Gujarat schools under the Mission.
Mr Modi will also lay the foundation stone of the project Vidya Samiksha Kendra 2.0. This project will be built upon the success of ‘Vidya Samiksha Kendra’ which has ensured continuous monitoring of schools and improvement in student learning outcomes in Gujarat. ‘Vidya Samiksha Kendra 2.0’ will lead to the establishment of Vidya Samiksha Kendras in all districts and blocks of Gujarat.
During the programme, the Prime Minister will also dedicate to the nation multiple development projects including a new bridge built across the Narmada River on ‘Odara Dabhoi-Sinor-Malsar-Asa road’ in Taluka Sinor, Vadodara district, Chab Talav re-development project, water supply project in Dahod, about 400 newly built houses for the economic weaker section at Vadodara, Village Wi-Fi project across 7500 villages across Gujarat and the newly built Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Dahod.
The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the water supply project in Chhotaudepur, a flyover bridge in Godhra, Panchmahal, and the FM Radio studio at Dahod to be built under the ‘Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development (BIND) scheme of the Central Government.