On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated three projects in Gujarat via video conferencing. Modi inaugurated the 'Kisan Suryodaya Yojana' for providing 16 hours of power supply to farmers.
He also inaugurated the Paediatric Heart Hospital attached with UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre and a Mobile Application for telecardiology at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad.
The Prime Minister also inaugurated the Ropeway at Girnar.
Speaking on the occasion, Modi said Gujarat has always been an exemplary model for the determination and dedication of the common man. He added after the Sujalam-Suflam and Sauni scheme, the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana Gujarat has set a milestone in meeting the needs of the Gujarat Farmers. He said the work done in Gujarat for years in the field of electricity, has become the basis of this scheme.
He said from power generation to transmission all the works were carried out in mission mode to improve the capacity in the state.
The Prime Minister appreciated the fact that India has now reached 5th position in the world in the last few years in solar power and is advancing fast.