PM Modi to inaugurate three key projects in Gujarat tomorrow

NewsBharati    23-Oct-2020
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New Delhi, Oct 23: With an aim to assist farmers, provide health assistance and enhance tourism in Gujarat,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 'Kisan Suryodaya Yojana' along with other two projects in Gujarat on 24th October, via video conferencing.
 
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In addition to 'Kisan Suryodaya Yojana', he will inaugurate the Paediatric Heart Hospital attached with U.N Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre and a Mobile Application for telecardiology at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad. He will also inaugurate the Ropeway at Girnar on the occasion.
 
Kisan Suryodaya Yojana
 
With an aim to provide day-time power supply for irrigation, the Gujarat Government had recently announced the ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’. This scheme will provide the power supply to farmers from 5 am to 9 pm. For this scheme, the state has allocated a budget of Rs.3,500 crore for installing transmission infrastructure under this scheme by 2023.
 
234 ‘66-Kilowatt’ transmission lines, with a total length of 3490 circuit kilometres (CKM) will be established under the project, in addition to 220 KV substations. Dahod, Patan, Mahisagar, Panchmahal, Chhota Udepur, Kheda, Tapi, Valsad, Anand and Gir-Somnath have been included under the Scheme for 2020-21. The remaining districts will be covered in a phase-wise manner by 2022-23.
 
Paediatric Heart Hospital attached with the U.N Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research
 
Prime Minister will also inaugurate Paediatric Heart Hospital. U.N Mehta Institute will now become India’s biggest hospital for cardiology in addition to being one of the select few hospitals in the world with a world-class medical infrastructure and medical facilities. It 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.
The building is equipped with safety precautions like earthquake-proof construction, fire fighting hydrant system and fire mist system. The research centre will house India’s first Advanced Cardiac ICU on Wheels with O.T., which is equipped with ventilators, IABP, haemodialysis, ECMO etc. 14 operation centres and 7 cardiac catheterization labs will also be started at the institute.
 
Girnar Ropeway
 
 
Gujarat will once again be highlighted on the global tourism map as the PM Modi will inaugurate the Ropeway at Girnar on 24th October, 2020. Initially, there will be 25-30 cabins, with a capacity of 8 people per cabin. A distance of 2.3 kms 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.
 
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