Gandhinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Sunday inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various development projects worth Rs 448 crore in his parliamentary constituency Gandhinagar. Amit Shah inaugurated the Civic Center at Bopal, Ahmedabad at Rs 4 crore and a newly constructed reading room at Rs 7 crore as well as the Community Hall and Party Plot at Bejalpur.
He also inaugurated various projects of Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (AUDA), Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, and Western Railway in which renovation of Ahmedabad railway station at Rs 17 crore, development work of Rs 4.05 crore at Chandlodiya railway station, and Rs 2.35 crore at Amli Road station, Rs 1.72 crore at Khodiyar station and Rs 3.75 crore at Kalol station included.
The Home Minister also laid the foundation stone of two water distribution schemes of AUDA in which the first Rs 98 crore Ghuma TP scheme will benefit about 35 thousand people of the area, and the second Rs 267 crore Telav Headworks water supply project will benefit about 45 villages around Sardar Patel Ring Road. Along with this, Home Minister Shri Amit Shah also inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 1220 development works worth Rs 43 crores in Sanand, Bavla, and Daskroi.
In his address on the occasion, Amit Shah said that he is very happy that today is an important day of development Yagya going on across the country under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He said that today it is an occasion of great joy that a total of Rs 267 crore development work is going to be done through ODA in Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency. The facility of reaching pure drinking water in the homes of more than 35,000 citizens at an expenditure of about Rs 100 crore under the Ghuma TP scheme through ODA has started from today. It has been planned with great foresight so that whatever increase in population for the next 30 years, there will be no problem with water.