Prime Minister, on his part, lay foundation stone for Rs 900 crore bridge to link Dwarka with island religious tourist centre of Bet Dwarka.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Modi said that the GST has become simpler after the council's recommendations and that it was well in line with the government's constant endeavour to safeguard citizens' interests and ensure the growth of India's economy.
Both the Congress and the BJP are seeking divine intervention for winning Gujarat Assembly elections. And now the NDA leader PM Modi visited for the development and election campaigning objective. On this day, a few years ago, I took oath as Chief Minister for the first time. The Central Government had said that after studying GST implementation for three months, it would try to solve discrepancies.
In this day and age, we can not afford to have a digital divide. "Our FM convinced everyone in GST council to bring changes", he said at a public rally in temple town Dwarka at the beginning of his two-day visit to poll-bound Gujarat. "And thus, the decisions were taken with consensus at the GST council". Modi said the "dharamshala" opened by the Umiya Sansthan will tremendously boost tourism in the whole of north India especially Uttarakhand where major pilgrimages like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are located.
- Taking a swipe at previous Congress regime, PM Modi says, When Madhavsinh Solanki ji was CM, I recall front page advertisements for the CM coming to Jamnagar to inaugurate a water tank.
While inaugurating the new campus of IIT-Gandhinagar, he took a dig at the Opposition and said the decision to grant 400 acres of land for it was taken much before the elections.
The government run Pradhanmantri Grameen Digital Saksharata Abhiyan (PMGDISHA) aims to make six crore citizens digitally literate in rural India.
On Sunday, Modi will preside over inauguration of medical college and hospital in Vadnagar and also visit Bharuch. The Prime Minister will distribute e-tablets to health workers to mark the launch of ImTeCHO.
This will be Modi's first visit to Vadnagar after becoming the prime minister. The Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizer, Mansukh Mandavia said, "The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for four national highways worth Rs5,825 crore at Dwarka".