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PM Modi in Gujarat: 'Make your mobile phones your bank. I urge you all to download BHIM App'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat, on Monday inaugurated Kiran Super Speciality Hospital and Research Centre built by a private trust in the city.


By   |  Updated On : April 17, 2017 05:12 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Pic: ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Pic: ANI)

Surat :  

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat, on Monday inaugurated Kiran Super Speciality Hospital and Research Centre built by a private trust in the city.

Live Coverage: As it happened

#3:20 PM: PM Modi speaking at the inauguration of several Government projects in Silvassa

-Make your mobile phones your bank. I urge you all to download the BHIM App

-Our Government will never allow the poor and the middle class to be looted

-In less than a year, Ujjwala beneficiaries crossed 2 crore. People in Dadra and Nagar Haveli have also got cookers

-Earlier, do you remember how tough it was to get gas connections? One had to approach the local MP & the wait period was so long

-Every Indian must have access to housing facilities

-When we assumed office, I sought details on impact of development schemes in Dadra & Nagar Haveli & we worked on areas needing attention

-Yes, as PM I am coming for the first time & it is after years that a PM has come here. But, I have been here many times in the past

-This nation belongs to each and every Indian. There is no question of discrimination against anyone

#1:19 PM: PM Modi speaks at the inauguration of SUMUL Cattle Feed Plant in Tapi

-As far as milk production is concerned, we are doing well but we can do lot more. Focus must be to increase per capita milk production

-Here, in SUMUL we see the positive results that can be achieved when Sahkar and Sarkar work together

-The stretch from Umbergaon to Ambaji has been transformed and this has benefited the tribal communities of Gujarat

-SUMUL has empowered several people in the nearby areas. SUMUL is also closely linked with Morarjibhai Desai

-I have worked here, in this area for a long time. I have also come here as CM but the gathering today is very big. Thank you for coming

#1:18 PM

PM Modi inaugurates SUMUL Cattle Feed Plant in Tapi, Gujarat

#1:00 PM:

#11:00 AM: PM Modi begins his speech at the inauguration of 'Diamond Manufacturing Unit' in Surat

-As far as the gems and jewellery sector is concerned our aim should not only be make in India but also 'Design in India'

-Surat has made a mark in the diamond industry but can we now look at the entire gems and jewellery sector

-If there was someone who had a clear vision about how India should be, it was Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He integrated India

#10:50 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates a diamond manufacturing unit in Surat

#10:15: PM Modi ends his speech

#9:45 AM: PM Modi begins his speech

-Everyday, some or the other person gets upset with my work

-We have fixed the prices for around 700 medicines to ensure affordability for poor, and this has upset big companies

-After Atal govt, this government has brought the health policy

-Govt will bring law for generic medicines

-We reduced the prices of several life-saving medicines

-Hard work is more precious than money

-Kiran Multispeciality Hospital in Surat has been built with hard work and sweat and not money

-I congratulate the entire team who built the hospital

-I chose to speak in Hindi because you have done a big thing and the entire should know about it

-Confused whether I should speak in Hindi or Gujarati

-PM Modi speaks at inauguration ceremony of Kiran Multispeciality Hospital in Surat, Gujarat

#8:55 AM

PM Modi inaugurates Kiran Multispeciality Hospital in Surat, Gujarat

#8:00 AM:

-Fully automatic Cattle Feed plant of SUMUL Dairy to be inaugurated by PM, to also dedicate to nation Phase 1(Link 2)of SAUNI Yojana

-PM Narendra Modi to also inaugurate a Diamond manufacturing Unit in Surat's Ichhapore, will also address a gathering here

-Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate Kiran Multispeciality Hospital in Surat, to also address the gathering Gujarat

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In August last year, Modi inaugurated the first phase of ambitious Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation (Sauni) Project from Jamnagar.

Under this project, which is divided in four phases, the Gujarat government plans to fill 115 dams of Saurashtra region with overflowing water of Sardar Sarovar Dam across river Narmada through a web of pipeline network.

This is Modi’s second visit to his home state this year. He had visited Gandhinagar on March 8 to address women sarpanchs from across the country on International Women’s Day. 

(With inputs from agencies)

First Published: Monday, April 17, 2017 08:25 AM
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