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Sep 30, 2018
8:51PM

PM Modi inaugurates development projects worth over Rs 7000 crore in Gujarat

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated a series of development projects including LNG terminal at Mundra port, Anjar - Mundra Port Gas Transmission Project and Palanpur- Pali- Badmer Gas Pipeline Project in Gujarat this afternoon. 

Mr Modi dedicated these development projects worth more than 6000 crore rupees from Satapar village near Anjar in Kutch district. 

Addressing a public rally at Satapar village, Mr. Modi said, energy is quintessential for
development and no nation can come out of poverty without it.
He said, natural gas supply from Mundra to Anjar will boost the industrialization in Kutch region. 

He said that now LNG will reach to Pali and Badmer in East Rajasthan through Palanpur- Pali Badmer Gas Pipeline project. He said, Gujarat is emerging as LNG hub of the country. 

The Prime Minister said, the government is committed to provide LNG to Punjab and other states through the pipeline for the production of Urea. 

Mr Modi said, 10 crore new LPG gas connections have been given during the last 4 years against the 13 crore gas connections given by previous governments in the last 60 years. He said, government will ensure that not a single family remains without LPG gas connection. 

He said, the government wants to strengthen existing infrastructure and at the same time wants to focus on futuristic development projects.

The Prime Minister said, government has provided electricity to 18 thousand villages in one thousand days and now committed to provide electricity to the houses of 4 crore families under the Saubhagya Yojana in next one year. 

He said that government is constantly working on all schemes including Pradhanmantri Awas Yojana, Ujjwala Yojana and Ayushyman Bharat Yojana to bring the qualitative change in the life of poor people. 

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister Inaugurated six new projects of Amul dairy set up at the total cost of 1120 crore rupees. These include the state of art chocolate plant of Amul dairy, a take-home ration plant with a capacity of 600 tonnes per day and a ready-to-use therapeutic food plant with a monthly capacity of 600 tonnes. 

He also launched the incubation centre cum centre of excellence in food processing for promoting entrepreneurs and startup. The Prime Minister also launched Mujkuva Solar Energy Cooperative Group of 11 farmers which is aimed to double the farmers' income by selling the surplus electricity to the power company. 

Mr. Modi also laid the foundation stone of first dairy plant of Amul at Kolkata in West Bengal through video conferencing. 

The Prime Minister also dedicated the museum on the life and work of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajkot this evening. 

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