In 3rd Visit To Gujarat In 1 Month, PM Modi Lays Foundation Stone For Several Projects

| October 22 , 2017 , 17:22 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again returned to his home state, the poll-bound Gujarat on Sunday, where he inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for several projects in the Bhavnagar and Vadodara districts.

During PM Modi's trip, he inaugurated the first phase of the Rs. 615 crore roll-on roll-off ferry service that would run between Bhavnagar district's Ghogha and Dahej in Bharuch over the Gulf of Cambay.

The ferry service, which PM Modi has touted as his 'dream project' would reduce the travel time between Ghogha and Dahej from the current 7-8 hours to 1 hour. After addressing a gathering in Ghogha, PM Modi will ride on the ferry to Dahej, from where he will leave for Vadodara.

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In Vadodara, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for several developmental projects worth more than Rs. 1,140 crore, which would include a capacity expansion of Mundra-Delhi petroleum product pipeline, greenfield marketing terminal project of HPCL , an integrated transport hub, housing projects, and a flyover.

During PM Modi's trip to Gujarat, he will also dedicate to the nation the Vadodara City Command Control Centre, the Waghodiya Regional Water Supply Scheme, and the New Head Office Building of the Bank of Baroda.

The visit on Sunday, will mark PM Modi's third visit to Gujarat in the month of October, after he held a roadshow in Vadnagar on October 8 and addressed party workers near Gandhinagar on October 16.