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PM Modi arrives in Ahmedabad, to inaugurate multiple projects in Modhera

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 9 October 2022, 16:46 IST
PM Modi arrived in Ahmedabad

Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Ahmedabad on October 9 to inaugurate several projects in Modhera village of Mehsana district, Gujarat. He will also take part in a variety of events that the Modhera village will host.

The Prime Minister will also declare Modhera as country’s first solar-powered village. Over 1,000 solar panels are installed on the roofs of the houses in the village, providing the residents with electricity constantly. Significantly they will be provided with solar electricity at zero cost.

The Gujarat Government has said that it has ensured the sustainable implementation of various welfare projects in the state, keeping in mind the Prime Minister's vision of increasing the use of renewable energy in India.

A protected archaeological site, Modhera's Sun Temple will get a 3-D projection facility on October 9. The solar-powered 3-D projection will be dedicated by PM Modi and will educate visitors about the history of Modhera, the Gujarat government had said.

As part of the project, heritage lighting has been installed on the temple premises. Witnessing the lighting, people can visit the temple from 6 pm to 10 pm. The 3-D projection will operate every evening.

Sun Temple is situated at Modhera in the Mehsana district on the river Pushpavati. It was built by King Bhima-I of the Chaulukya dynasty in 1026-27.

In Modhera, PM Modi will preside over a public function where he will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 3900 crore.

Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of multiple projects that include four laning of a section of NH-68 from Patan to Gozariya; water treatment plant at Chalasan village of Jotana taluka of Mehsana district; new automated milk powder plant and UHT milk carton plant at Dudhsagar Dairy; Redevelopment & Reconstruction of General Hospital Mehsana; and Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS) for Mehsana and other districts of North Gujarat, among others.

After the public function, Prime Minister will perform Darshan and Pooja at Modheshwari Mata Temple.He will also visit the Sun temple where he will witness the beautiful projection mapping show.

First published: 9 October 2022, 16:46 IST