New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday virtually inaugurated three projects, including ‘Kisan Suryodaya Yojana’ for the farmers in Gujarat. Also Read - Congress Leader Ahmed Patel Laid to Rest in Gujarat’s Bharuch, Rahul Gandhi Attends Funeral
The Prime Minister also inaugurated Paediatric Heart Hospital attached with the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre and a Mobile Application for tele-cardiology at the Ahmedabad Civil Hospital in Ahmedabad. Also Read - Delhi Chalo: Arvind Kejriwal Attacks Centre For Preventing Farmers From Holding 'Peaceful' Protests
Besides, the Prime Minister also launched the Girnar ropeway in which initially, there will be 25-30 cabins, with a capacity of 8 people per cabin.
All you need to know about the three projects
Kisan Suryodaya Yojana: In a bid to provide a day-time power supply to farmers for irrigation, the BJP-led Gujarat government had recently announced the Kisan Suryodaya Yojana. Under this scheme, farmers will be able to avail power supply from 5 AM to 9 PM. The state government has allocated a budget of Rs 3,500 crores for installing transmission infrastructure under this scheme by 2023.
Paediatric Heart Hospital: The institute is undergoing expansion at the cost of Rs 470 crores. After the completion of the expansion project, the number of beds will increase from 450 to 1251. The Institute will also become the biggest single super speciality cardiac teaching institute in the country and one of the biggest single super speciality cardiac hospitals in the world.
Girnar ropeway: A distance of 2.3 km will now be covered in just 7.5 minutes through the ropeway. Moreover, the ropeway will also provide a scenic view of the lush green beauty surrounding the Girnar mountain.