Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kutch on December 15 to lay the foundation stone of several development projects.
Modi will lay the foundation stone of a desalination plant, a hybrid renewable energy park, and a fully automated milk processing and packing plant in the region.
Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani and other members from Gujarat will be present on the occasion.
Modi will also visit the White Rann.
The projects to be inaugurated by Modi
“This Desalination Plant, with 10 crore litre per day capacity (100 MLD), will strengthen water security in Gujarat by complementing Narmada Grid, Sauni network and treated wastewater infrastructure,” a release from the PMO said.
The plant will supply desalinated water to nearly eight lakh people across the regions of Mundra, Lakhpat, Abdasa, and Nakhatrana talukas.
This will also help share the surplus in districts of Bhachau, Rapar, and Gandhidham, the statement said.
The plant is among the five upcoming desalination plants in Gujarat the others being Dahej (100 MLD), Dwarka (70 MLD), Ghogha Bhavnagar (70 MLD), and Gir Somnath (30 MLD).
The Hybrid Renewable Energy Park near Vighakot village at Kutch in Gujarat, the country’s largest renewable energy generation park will help generate 30 GW of renewable power.
Spread over 72,600 hectares of land, the park will have a hybrid park zone for wind and solar energy storage and an exclusive zone for wind park activities.
Modi will also lay the foundation stone of a fully automated milk processing and packing plant at Sarhad Dairy in Anjar in Kutch. The plant to be built at a cost of Rs121 crore will be able to process 2 lakh litres of milk per day.
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