New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting poll-bound state of Gujarat on a two-day visit from October 19 to 20. During his visit to his home state, the Prime Minister will inaugurate the DefExpo 2022 and lay the foundation stone of projects worth around Rupees 15,670 crores.
On 19th October at around 9:45 am the Prime Minister will inaugurate the DefExpo 2022 at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar followed by the launch of Mission Schools of Excellence at Adalaj at 12 noon.
At around 3:15 pm, PM will inaugurate India Urban Housing Conclave 2022 and dedicate and lay the foundation stone of multiple key projects in Rajkot. He will also inaugurate the exhibition of innovative construction practices in Rajkot at around 7:20 PM.
On the second day of his visit, the Prime Minister will launch Mission LiFE at around 9:45 am in Kevadia. He will then participate in the 10th Heads of Missions Conference in Kevadia at around 12 noon. Thereafter, at 3:45 pm, he will lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives at Vyara.
PM Modi In Gandhinagar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the DefExpo 2022 in the state capital city on October 19.
The Expo, being held under the theme ‘Path to Pride’, will witness the largest ever participation in Indian Defence Expo held till date. For the first time, it will witness a defence exhibition held exclusively for Indian companies including Indian subsidiaries of Foreign OEMs, Division of companies registered in India, Exhibitors having Joint Venture with an Indian company, the press release by Prime Minister’s Office stated.
The Expo will have an Indian Pavilion — where the PM will unveil HTT-40 – the indigeneous trainer aircraft designed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) — and 10 state pavilions.
The PM will also launch Mission DefSpace during the event.
PM Modi’s Junagadh Visit
During his visit to Juangadh, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of various development projects worth around Rs 3580 crore which includes improvement of coastal highways along with construction of missing links; two water supply projects and for construction of a godown complex for storage of agri products at Junagadh; holistic development of Shri Krishan Rukshamani Mandir in Madhavpur; sewage and water supply projects and for maintenance dredging at Porbandar Fishery Harbour; two projects, including for development of a fishing port at Madhwad and Gir Somnath.
PM In Rajkot
The Prime Minister will dedicate and lay the foundation stone of projects worth around Rs. 5860 crores in Rajkot. He will also inaugurate the India Urban Housing Conclave 2022, which will witness deliberations covering various facets related to housing in India including planning, design, policy, regulations, implementation, ushering in greater sustainability and inclusivity, among others.
He will lay the foundation stone of six laning of the existing four lane of Rajkot-Gondal-Jetpur section of NH27 in Gujarat.
PM in Kevadia
At Kevadia, the Prime Minister will have a bilateral meeting with UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres. Thereafter, the launch of Mission LiFE will be done by the Prime Minister, in the presence of the UN Secretary General at Statue of Unity, Ekta Nagar, Kevadia. Envisaged by the Prime Minister, it is expected to be an India-led global mass movement that will nudge individual and collective action to protect and preserve the environment.
PM in Vyara
PM Modi will lay the foundation stone of multiple development initiatives worth over Rs. 1970 crore in Vyara, Tapi. He will lay the foundation stone for the improvement of the road from Saputara to Statue of Unity along with construction of missing links. Other projects whose foundation stone will be laid include water supply projects worth over Rs 300 crore in Tapi and Narmada districts.