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Prime Minister Modi inaugurates a number of projects in Gujarat

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to his home state Gujarat on September 27 2023, laid the foundation stone and dedicated to the nation various projects worth more than Rs 5,200 crores in Bodeli, Chhotaudepur. The Prime Minister also addressed the programme marking 20-year celebrations of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit at Science City in Ahmedabad.Prime Minister Modi also inaugurated the Summit of Success Pavilion at the Science City Ahmedabad.

Earlier, Prime Minister Modi was received by the Governor of Gujarat, Acharya Devvrat and the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel.

Mission Schools of Excellence project 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Mission Schools of Excellence at Trimandir, Adalaj, Gujarat, on October 19, 2022. The Mission with a financial outlay of Rs 10,000 crores seeks to boost the educational infrastructure in the state. The Mission involves the development of 50 thousand new classrooms, more than one lakh smart classrooms, 20,000 computer labs, and 5,000 Atal Tinkering Labs in 20 thousand schools in the state.

During his visit, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone worth more than Rs 4,500 crore under the 'Mission Schools of Excellence for improving and upgrading thousands of classrooms across Gujarat schools under the Mission.

Thousands of new classrooms, smart classrooms, computer labs, STEM (Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics) labs and other infrastructure built across schools in Gujarat under the Mission have been dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister. 

Vidya Samiksha Kendra 2.0

The Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of the project' Vidya Samiksha Kendra 2.0'. This project seeks to build on the success of 'Vidya Samiksha Kendra'. 

Vidya Samiskha Kendra was launched in Gujarat by the chief minister Vijay Rupani in 2021.

The 'Vidya Samiksha Kendra' is tasked with collecting data to track key performance indicators in schools — such as attendance of teachers and students — as well as undertake summative and periodic assessments of learning outcomes of students. 

The Vidya Samiksha Kendra 2.0' will lead to the establishment of Vidya Samiksha Kendras in all districts and blocks of Gujarat.

Other projects dedicated to the nation 

  • The Prime Minister dedicated a new bridge built across the Narmada river on 'Vadodara Dabhoi-Sinor-Malsar-Asa road' in Taluka Sinor, Vadodara district; 
  • Chab Talav re-development project, water supply project in Dahod, about 400 newly built houses for the economically weaker section at Vadodara, Village Wi-Fi project across 7500 villages across Gujarat; and the newly built Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Dahod.
  • The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of the water supply project in Chhotaudepur; a flyover bridge in Godhra, Panchmahal; and the FM Radio studio at Dahod to be built under the 'Broadcasting Infrastructure and Network Development (BIND)' scheme of the Central Government.

20 years of celebration of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 

Prime Minister Modi later addressed the programme marking 20 years of celebration of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit at Science City in Ahmedabad.

The Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit was started 20 years ago on September 28 2003, when Narendra Modi was the chief minister of Gujarat.  The aim was to showcase investment opportunities in Gujarat to the Indian and foreign investors and to make the state a favourite investment destination.  It is now considered to be a premier business summit in India.

Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Modi said the contribution of Gujarat to the Indian economy is significant.  

Gujarat's contribution to the Indian Economy

  • contribution to India's dyes and intermediates manufacturing is 75 per cent, 
  • share in investment in the Agro and food processing industry in the country is the highest, with more than 30,000 operational food processing units, 
  • has more than 50 per cent share in medical device manufacturing,
  •  share in Cardiac stent manufacturing is about 80 per cent,
  • share in the world's diamond export is more than 70 per cent, 
  • contribution to India's diamond export is 80%, 
  • share in the ceramic market of the country is 90 percent,
  • Gujarat is the largest exporter state in India, with a current transactional value of 2 billion US dollars. 


Answer : Acharya Devvrat

Answer : Gujarat government .It was launched in 2021

Answer : It is in Gujarat

Answer : Ahmedabad

Answer : Trimandir, Adalaj, Gujarat, on October 19, 2022
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