The Prime Minister handed over keys of houses to beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban, as well as Rural). He laid the foundation stones of several infrastructure and development projects, including an integrated transport hub, regional water supply schemes, housing projects, and a flyover. He also laid the foundation stone for the capacity expansion of the Mundra-Delhi petroleum product pipeline, and a greenfield marketing terminal project of HPCL, at Vadodara.
Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said that the scale of development works being launched in Vadodara today is unprecedented. The Prime Minister said that the Government is clear about its priority being development, and resources being used for the well-being of the citizens.
The Prime Minister said that since he was a child, he had been hearing about a ferry service from Ghogha to Dahej. He said that the Government is now focused on all-round development and the ferry has been made operational today. The Prime Minister said that as in previous years, “Run For Unity,” will be organised to mark the Jayanti of Sardar Patel on October 31st. He urged people to take part in this enthusiastically.