New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched a seaplane service between the Statue of Unity near Kevadia in Gujarat’s Narmada district and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.Also Read - From October 28 to November 1, Statue of Unity in Gujarat Will Remain Shut For THIS Reason

PM Modi inaugurated the service by boarding the twin- engine plane from pond-3 close to Sardar Sarovar Dam near Kevadia. Also Read - Kerala Rains: Death Toll Rises to 23; PM Modi Discusses Situation With CM Vijayan | 10 Points

Before boarding the 19-seater plane plane, PM Modi spent some time at the water aerodrome and took details about the service. Also Read - Delhi Could Face Power Crisis, Taking Adequate Steps to Avoid, Says CM Kejriwal; Writes to PM Modi

Around 40 minutes later, the seaplane carrying PM Modi landed on the waters of Sabarmati Riverfront after covering a distance of around 200 kms.

(With PTI inputs)