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Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry service, says India needs better and more ports

Gujarat is blessed with a long coastline and we should harness opportunities arising due to this. We took steps in developing coastal infrastructure: PM Modi.


  |  Updated On : October 22, 2017 03:50 PM
New Delhi :  

"Ferry service is a first of sorts. Its a dream come true for people of Gujarat," Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while inaugurating ro-ro ferry service in poll-bound Gujarat's Bhavnagar on Sunday.

He addressed a gathering in Ghogha and undertook a journey to Dahej from Ghogha on the ferry. From Dahej, he will leave for Vadodara, where he is scheduled to inaugurate and lay the foundation stones for projects worth over Rs 1,140 crore.

The prime minister had called the ferry service, which will reduce the distance between the two towns from 310 kilometres by road to 30 kilometres, his “dream project” while addressing a gathering at Gandhinagar on Monday.

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Khoj-khoj kar files nikalwa raha hun aur jo pariyojanayein dashakon se atki hui hain unhe pura karwa raha hun: PM Modi

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# Our mantra is P for P - Ports for Prosperity: PM Narendra Modi in Dahej

# We are planning to link a number of other places also through ferries: PM Modi

# Gujarat is blessed with a long coastline and we should harness opportunities arising due to this. We took steps in developing coastal infrastructure: PM Modi

# When I was serving as CM, I faced hostility from the then Central Government. Efforts were made to stall industries and the state's growth. Over the last three years we have changed that and given importance to the development of Gujarat: PM Modi

# Imagine how much time and petrol this ferry service will save. This ferry service connects Saurashtra and South Gujarat...people from these regions frequently travel to and fro: PM Modi

# Ferry service is a first of sorts. Its a dream come true for people of Gujarat. I am also here with regard to a project in dairy sector, a sector to which we have given immense importance over the last two decades. I urge people to explore opportunities in animal husbandry: PM

# I am happy to be in Gujarat to personally convey new year greetings. This programme may be for a ferry between Ghogha and Dahej but this programme is of vital importance for the entire nation: PM Narendra Modi

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First Published: Sunday, October 22, 2017 11:09 AM
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