Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated a new 500-crore rupees civil hospital and a medical college in Vadnagar, Gujarat. The Prime Minister, in his hometown, also launched the intensified mission Indradhanush to accelerate progress towards the goal of full immunization coverage. Mr Modi also distribute e-tablets to health workers to mark the launch of ImTeCHO that is Innovative mobile-phone Technology for Community Health Operations.
The Prime Minister, on two day visit of his home state, is visiting his native place for the first time after becoming the prime minister in 2014. Mr Modi at his birthplace also led a roadshow on the second day his visit. He will also inaugurate several development projects including a new building of local railway station.
In the afternoon, Mr Modi will reach Bharuch and lay the foundation stone for Bhadbhut Barrage to be built over Narmada River. He will also flag off the Antyodaya Express between Udhna in Surat and Jaynagar in Bihar. Prime Minister will also address a public meeting at Bharuch before returning to Delhi.