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Sudarshan Setu Inauguration: PM Modi’s Powerful Presence in Bet Dwarka

1679101 Ss (1)PM Modi’s Gujarat Visit: A Blend of Spirituality and Development

In a momentous visit to Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi graced Dwarkadhish Mandir, a revered temple, with his presence. The highlight of his visit was the inauguration of a cable-stayed bridge, a marvel connecting Okha and Bet Dwarka, showcasing a blend of spirituality and infrastructural development. A public ceremony marked the unveiling of Sudarshan Setu, a cable bridge spanning an impressive 2.32 kilometers, making it the longest cable bridge in the country with an estimated cost of approximately 980 crores.

PM Modi’s Itinerary

1. Sudarshan Setu Inauguration

Prime Minister Modi dedicated the Sudarshan Setu, a bridge aimed at connecting Okha and Bet Dwarka. This monumental cable-stayed bridge, dedicated to the nation, serves as a lifeline for pilgrims visiting the temples in Bet Dwarka, offering a seamless journey. The bridge is a testament to India’s engineering prowess, being the largest cable-stayed bridge in the country. Additionally, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the Mundra-Panipat Pipeline project during this visit.

 Inauguration of 5 AIIMS

A significant part of PM Modi’s agenda includes inaugurating five AIIMS institutions across the nation. The Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Rajkot, Bathinda, Raebareli, Kalyani, and Mangalagiri for the inauguration ceremonies. The programs will witness the digital inauguration of four newly constructed AIIMS facilities in Bathinda (Punjab), Raebareli (Uttar Pradesh), Kalyani (West Bengal), and Mangalagiri (Andhra Pradesh).

 Rajkot AIIMS Unveiling

The Rajkot AIIMS inauguration stands out as Gujarat receives its first state-of-the-art AIIMS facility. The Rajkot AIIMS includes Tower A and B hospital blocks, with a capacity of 250 beds in the Internal Patient Department (IPD) services, a dining hall capable of accommodating 500 individuals, postgraduate boys and girls hostels, a 66 kV control grid substation, a shopping complex, and various outpatient department (OPD) services under 14 departments.

4. Event Details

  • Time: 2:30 PM
  • Location: AIIMS Kalyani
  • Objective: Dedication of AIIMS Kalyani to the nation (virtually)

Distinguished Guests

The event will witness the presence of prominent figures, including:

  1. Sarbananda Sonowal
  2. Dr. Subhash Sarkar
  3. Shantanu Thakur
  4. Nisith Pramanik
  5. John Barla

Additionally, Ranaghat MP Jaganath Sarkar will also be present at AIIMS Kalyani. These initiatives account for projects worth 35,700 crores for Gujarat and substantial investments for other states.

In conclusion, Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Gujarat marks a significant stride towards spiritual significance and infrastructural development. The inauguration of Sudarshan Setu and the unveiling of AIIMS facilities underscore the government’s commitment to both religious and healthcare sectors. As Gujarat embraces its first AIIMS in Rajkot, the state receives a state-of-the-art medical facility, setting new standards for healthcare infrastructure.