Gandhinagar, December 26: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani laid foundation stones for projects worth 666 crore rupees across the state on Tuesday to mark the completion of one year in office.
An official release said, as many as 5,538 projects related to the education sector were launched by CM Rupani through remote control from a function held at the Gandhinagar Civil Hospital. The projects include 5,179 newly-built classrooms of schools and colleges, nine polytechnic college buildings and 350 Anganwadi centers.
The Chief Minister also interacted with beneficiaries, students, parents and Anganwadi workers of 21 districts through video conferencing.
Over 1.15 lakh people connected through 1,550 Bhaskaracharya Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG) centers during the live interaction. The programme was organized to mark former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary as well as completion of Rupani’s one year as the CM.
Also, on the occasion of Good Governance Day, CM Rupani attended Kisan Sammelan at Rajkot & launched payment of input assistance of Rs.2285-cr to farmers of 96 scarcity-hit talukas as compensation to crop-loss due to insufficient rain.