PM Modi launches projects worth ₹3,050 crore in Gujarat

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On June 10, Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for several development projects worth Rs 3,050 crore in Navsari district, Gujarat. In Navsari, Prime Minister Modi took part in the 'Gujarat Gaurav Abhiyan.'

  • He inaugurated the AM Naik Healthcare Complex, Nirali Multi Speciality Hospital and Kharel education complex in Navsari.

  • He inaugurated the headquarters of the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) at Bopal, Ahmedabad.

  • It will play an anchoring role in transforming the space sector of India.

  • He performed the Bhumi Pujan for 13 water supply projects for residents of Tapi, Navsari and Surat districts, worth ₹961 crores.

  • He also inaugurated the Madhuban Dam based Astole Regional Water Supply Project constructed at a cost of about Rs 586 crore.

  • He also inaugurated ‘Nal Se Jal’ projects worth ₹163 crores.

  • These projects will provide safe and adequate drinking water to the residents of Surat, Navsari, Valsad and Tapi districts.

  • Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe)

  • The establishment of IN-SPACe was announced in June 2020 by the Government.

  • It will be the nodal agency, which will allow space activities and non-government private entities to use the facilities belonging to the Department of Space.

  • It aims to ensure maximum private participation for the space sector.

  • It will also allow setting up of facilities within the ISRO campus based on safety norms and feasibility assessment.

  • It will give an opportunity to the youth to showcase their talent.

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