Narendra Modi attends Loha Sangraha Abhiyan Shibir for Statue of Unity

Published By : Admin | October 30, 2013 | 16:05 IST
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Gandhinagar, Wednesday: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today said that the world’s tallest Statue of Unity being built near the Sardar Sarovar Project (SSP) main dam on the Narmada will strike the right chord of people from every state. The campaign for people’s participation to collect iron tools for the statue from all over the country to turn into a mass movement on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s death anniversary from December 15.

Addressing a workshop on people’s participation for the state at Mahatma Mandir here, Mr. Modi recalled that the modern India, Pakistan and Bangladesh had once jointly fought for Independence from 1857 to 1947 – whether the freedom struggle was led by armed revolutionaries or non-violent satyagrahis. This is an occasion for all of us to rise to the occasion for this great cause.

Statue of Unity

The workshop was attended by representatives of youth and voluntary organizations from different states and that of teams from Gujarat fanning out to different states, comprising ministers, conveners, office-bearers, members of Parliament, and Legislative Assemblies.

Mr. Modi said that maximum number of people from all walks of life and mainly the youth should join the campaign with one resolution, one goal, one direction in one voice and one determination to make it a truly pan-India campaign. He said that India has been a witness to such disciplined joint participation on religious occasions. It is to apply the same purpose in building the State of Unity, too. It is imperative to tell the modern generation Sardar Patel’s exemplary contribution in making modern India.

At the outset, Gujarat’s Chief Secretary Varesh Sinha, Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited (SSNL) Managing Director J. N. Singh explained the details of the project. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Rashtriya Ekta Trust Member-Secretary K. Shriniwas made PowerPoint Presentation.

Prominent among those participated in the workshop included Vidhan Sabha Speaker Vajubhai Vala, Ministers and office-bearers.

Statue of Unity

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PM to inaugurate and lay foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 3650 crore
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PM to lay foundation stone of project for four laning of National Highway worth over Rs 1690 crore
Project will boost industrial development and tourism in the region
PM to lay foundation stone of Medical Device Park at Nalagarh and inaugurate Government Hydro Engineering College at Bandla
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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Himachal Pradesh on 5th October, 2022 where he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 3650 crore. At around 11:30 AM, Prime Minister will inaugurate AIIMS Bilaspur. After that, he will reach Luhnu Ground of Bilaspur at around 12:45 PM, where he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple development projects and also address a public function. Prime Minister will reach the Dhalpur Ground of Kullu at around 3:15 PM, where he will participate in Kullu Dussehra celebrations.

AIIMS Bilaspur

Prime Minister's vision and commitment to strengthen health services across the country is being showcased again through the inauguration of AIIMS Bilaspur. The Hospital, whose foundational stone was also laid by the Prime Minister in October 2017, is being established under the Central sector scheme Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana.

AIIMS Bilaspur, constructed at a cost of more than Rs 1470 crore, is a state-of-the-art hospital with 18 specialty & 17 super specialty departments, 18 modular operation theaters, 750 beds with 64 ICU beds. Spread over 247 acres, the hospital is equipped with 24 hours emergency and dialysis facilities, modern diagnostic machines like ultrasonography, CT scan, MRI etc, Amrit Pharmacy & Jan Aushadhi Kendra and also a 30 bedded AYUSH block. The Hospital has also set up the Centre for Digital Health to provide health services in the tribal and inaccessible tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh. Also, specialist health services will be provided by the hospital through health camps in the inaccessible tribal and high Himalayan regions like Kaza, Saluni, and Keylong. The hospital will admit 100 students for MBBS Course and 60 students for nursing courses every year.

Development projects

Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of around 31 km long project for four laning of the National Highway from Pinjore to Nalagarh on NH-105, worth over Rs. 1690 crore. The project road is a major connecting link for the traffic from Ambala, Chandigarh, Panchkula and Solan /Shimla going towards Bilaspur, Mandi and Manali. About 18 km stretch of this four-lane national highway falls under Himachal Pradesh and the remaining portion falls in Haryana. This highway will ensure better transport facilities in Nalagarh-Baddi, the industrial hub of Himachal Pradesh, and will also give a fillip to further industrial development in the region. It will also boost tourism in the state.

Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the Medical Device Park at Nalagarh, which will be built at a cost of about Rs 350 crore. MoUs of more than Rs. 800 crore have already been signed for setting up industries in this Medical Device Park. The project will significantly enhance employment opportunities in the region.

Prime Minister will also inaugurate the Government Hydro Engineering College at Bandla. Costing about Rs 140 crore, the college will help make available trained manpower for hydro power projects, in which Himachal Pradesh is one of the leading states. It will help in upskilling the youth and providing ample job opportunities in the hydro power sector.

Kullu Dussehra

The International Kullu Dussehra Festival will be celebrated from 5th to 11th October 2022 at Dhalpur Ground of Kullu. The Festival is unique in the sense that it is the congregation of more than 300 Deities of the Valley. On the first day of the Festival, the Deities in their well decorated palanquins pay their obeisance at the temple of the Chief Deity Bhagwan Raghunath Ji and then proceed to the Dhalpur Ground. Prime Minister will witness this divine Rath Yatra and the grand assembly of the Deities in the historic Kullu Dussehra celebrations. It will be the first time ever that the Prime Minister of the country is participating in the Kullu Dussehra celebrations.