Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held a roadshow in Vadnagar, his birthplace, in Mehsana district as he arrived here on the second day of his visit to Gujarat.
He also inaugurated GMERS Medical College and hospital of a total bed capacity of 650.
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# PM Narendra Modi interacts with students at Vadnagar's GMERS Medical College
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#PM arrives in Vadnagar, holds roadshow
# Prime minister Modi to visit his hometown Vadnagar
PM had already shared the news about his visit to Vadnagar. He also wrote that the visit would bring back several memories from my childhood.
I look forward to visiting Vadnagar, my hometown tomorrow morning. This visit will bring back several memories from my childhood.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 7, 2017
He will also launch the Intensified Mission Indradhanush, to accelerate progress towards the goal of full immunization coverage.
The mission will provide greater focus on urban areas and other pockets of low immunization coverage, the statement said.
The prime minister will also distribute e-tablets to health workers to mark the launch of ImTeCHO (Innovative mobile-phone Technology for Community Health Operations).