Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a two-day visit to Gujarat. He also lay the foundation stone of projects worth around Rs 15,670 crore from October 19 to October 20. Along with it, he will launch the Mission Schools of Excellence at Trimandir, Adalaj. The mission has been conceived with a total outlay of 10,000 crores. During the event at Trimandir, the minister will launch projects worth around Rs 4260 crore. The mission will help strengthen education infrastructure in Gujarat through the setting up of smart classrooms, new classrooms, computer labs and overall upgradation of the infrastructure of schools in the state.
The launch of Mission LiFE will be done by the Prime Minister at Kevadia on October 20. The launch of Mission LiFE will be done in the presence of the UN Secretary-General at the Statue of Unity. The minister will participate in the 10th Heads of Missions Conference in Kevadia. Thereafter, at around he will lay the foundation stone of various development initiatives at Vyara.
The DefExpo22 held under the theme ‘Path to Pride’ witnesses a defence exhibition held exclusively for Indian companies including Indian subsidiaries of Foreign OEMs, a division of a company registered in India, exhibitor having a joint venture with an Indian company.
During the programme, the PM will launch Mission DefSpace – to develop innovative solutions for the defence forces in the space domain through industry and startups. The minister will also lay the foundation stone of Deesa airfield in Gujarat. The forward airforce base will add to the security architecture of the country.
During the expo, the first-ever investors’ meet for defence will also be held. It will also witness more than a hundred startups getting an opportunity to showcase their innovations at Manthan 2022, the defence innovation event of iDEX (Innovations for Defence Excellence). The event would also see the forging of 451 partnerships through the event ‘Bandhan’.
Mr Modi will have a bilateral meeting with UN Secretary-General, HE Mr Antonio Guterres. The minister will lay the foundation stone for the improvement of the road from Saputara to the Statue of Unity along with the construction of missing links. Other projects whose foundation stone will be laid include water supply projects worth over Rs 300 crore in Tapi and Narmada districts.