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Rs585 cr development work announced for Ahmedabad city


Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani on Friday announced further development work worth Rs585 crore for the Ahmedabad. In the year 2020, Gujarat saw Rs27000 crore worth of development projects.

The chief minister did the groundbreaking ceremony for the extension of the 35 km Sabarmati Riverfront project from Dafnala to Indira Bridge in Ahmedabad. This is the second part of the Riverfront project.

Rupani also announced the purchase of 50 new electric buses under the BRTS project. He said this was part of the state’s efforts to bring better roads, transport, and electricity to everyone in the state. He said Gujarat was not only looking at Ease of Living for its citizens but also Ease of Happiness.

He added that the BJP’s victory in the recent civic body polls had shown that people placed their trust in the government and that more development projects were needed to ensure a better quality of life for citizens.

He said the state was also preparing for the third wave and was vaccinating 1.5 lakh people a day and that the state planned to vaccinate 8 to 10 lakh people in a week.

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All the projects announced by Rupani were thrown open through an e-ceremony.

The event was also attended by home minister Pradipsinh Jadeja, MP Kirit Solanki, the mayor and deputy mayor of Ahmedabad, and municipal commissioner of the city among others.

Development projects in Ahmedabad

In all 25 projects worth Rs585 crore was inaugurated.

This included bridge projects worth Rs105 crore, 50 electric buses for BRTS for Rs71 crore, water project, garden project, sub-zonal office, urban health center, Anganwadi among others.

This also included the second phase of the Sabarmati riverfront project worth Rs95 crore, a sports sankul, a gymnasium among others.


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