CM inaugurates newly constructed Iconic Bus Port on the basis of Public Private Partnership (PPP) at the cost of Rs. 37.28 crore at Palanpur
Gandhinagar, Saturday: Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel inaugurated the newly constructed Iconic Bus Port in an area of 29700 square meters at a cost of Rs. 37.28 crore in Palanpur as well as virtually laid the foundation stone of 220 kV substation to be constructed at the cost of Rs. 118 crore at Sisrana of Vadgam Taluka.
With the construction of The Sisrana substation to be constructed at the cost of Rs. 118 crore, it will be beneficial in providing uninterrupted electricity supply to a total of 1 lakh 20 thousand consumers including 24 thousand farmers of Banaskantha district.
On the basis of Public Private Partnership(PPP) 7 ultra-modern Iconic Bus Port with advanced facilities will be constructed in the state. Passenger service as well 10 satellite bus ports are under construction.
On this occasion, Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel said that the Bharatiya Janata Party government under the guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi gives priority to public welfare. Education, health and security are the three main pillars of development and the government has planned to make them accessible to all. “We have done a lot of development work in these three areas under the guidance of the Prime Minister by providing good road facilities, good health care facilities and adequate electricity in the villages,” he said. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s determination to provide facilities to common man, poor and marginalized people has been achieved in his good governance of 8 years, said the Chief Minister firmly.
By appreciating the services rendered by the GSRTC employees during pandemic CM said that, 6.99 lakh travellers were benefited through 23 thousand buses and thus these servants deserve to be applauded.
During the tenure of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Bhai Modi as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, the Chief Minister elaborated on the success of the state government in providing electricity to households.
From the time Gujarat came into existence as a separate state in 1960, by the year 2002, there were 702 electric substations. In the last two decades,1549 new electric sub-stations have been built in the state, i.e. an average of 78 power substations are constructed every year, he said. On this occasion, the Chief Minister expressed his commitment to make Gujarat self-reliant in both transport and energy with the inspiration of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
On this occasion, Minister of State for Education Shri Kirtisinh Vaghela said, “I would like to express my gratitude to the Chief Minister Shri Bhupendrabhai Patel for giving the gift of a bus port like airport facility to Banaskantha district. He said that the state government is committed for the overall development of Gujarat. Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel is advancing the development journey started by the then Chief Minister and present Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi at a very fast pace. Banaskantha district is moving ahead in all fields including agriculture, animal husbandry, education. He said that with the construction of bus port with facilities like airport, employment opportunities will be provided to 5000 people of the district.
On this occasion Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies and Minister in charge of Banaskantha District Shri Gajendrasinh Parmar, Banaskantha MP Shri Parbat Patel, Patan MP Shri Bharatsinh Dabhi, Rajya Sabha MP Shri Dineshbhai Aavadiya, Collector Shri Anand Patel, District Development Officer Shri Swapnil Khare, Shri Akshayraj Makwana, former ministers Shri Hari Chaudhary, Shri Harjivan Patel, Shri Gumansinh Chauhan, Suresh Shah, Shri Yashvant Bachani, office bearers, officials as well as citizens were present.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat