PM launches various projects worth over Rs 21,000 cr in GujaratPrime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for development projects worth over Rs 21,000 crore in Gujarat.

PM dedicated and laid the foundation stone of railway projects worth over Rs 16,000 crore. These include inauguration of 357 km long New Palanpur-Madar Section of Dedicated Freight Corridor; gauge conversion of 166 km long Ahmedabad-Botad section; electrification of 81 km long Palanpur-Mitha Section, etc.

He laid the foundation stone for the redevelopment of Surat, Udhna, Somnath and Sabarmati Stations.

Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, a total of 1.38 lakh houses were inaugurated have been by the Prime Minister, including houses worth around Rs 1,800 crore in urban areas and houses worth over Rs 1,530 crore in rural areas.

During the programme, PM Modi dedicated and laid the foundation stone for various development works at Kheda, Anand, Vadodara, Chhota Udepur, and Panchmahal, worth over Rs 680 crore.

He also laid the foundation stone of Gujarat Central University in Kundhela village of Dabhoi taluka. The University will be constructed at a cost of around Rs 425 crore and will cater to higher education needs of over 2,500 students.

With a focus on improving maternal and child health, PM launched Mukhyamantri Matrushakti Yojana for an outlay of Rs 800 crore.


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