Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate a gamut of projects including, an ultra-modern chocolate plant of dairy major Amul in Anand, at his home state of Gujarat on Sunday. The prime minister will also inaugurate Anand Agricultural University’s incubation centre-cum-centre of excellence in food processing, and a solar cooperative society at Mujhkuva village.
PM Modi will lay the foundation stone for the expansion of Amul manufacturing facilities at Anand and Khatraj and address a gathering there. Modi will travel to Anjar where he will inaugurate Mundra LNG terminal, Anjar-Mundra Pipeline Project and Palanpur-Pali-Barmer pipeline project.
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#12:50 pm: I told several dairies in Gujarat to also work on the sweet revolution, which is related to honeybees. I am aware that Banas Dairy and the dairy in Amreli have done commendable work in this direction. I urge more dairies to also devote attention to this: PM Modi
#12:45 pm: There was a time when there would be scarcity. We had to import food grains. Now, things have changed. Today, the time has come to give importance to innovation and value addition: PM
#12:42 pm: We are doing well in milk processing but we can do even better. And, I am sure if Amul thinks in this direction, it will surely happen even faster: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
In a few years, Amul will complete 75 years. Let us think about what targets Amul can set for their own 75th anniversary and for 2022, when India marks 75 years of freedom: PM Narendra Modi in Anand, Gujarat pic.twitter.com/LY7nYYqz9J— ANI (@ANI) September 30, 2018
#12:35 pm: We are focussing on Jan Dhan, Van Dhan and Gobar Dhan. This will help our farmers: PM Modi
#12:34 pm: A long time back, I had gone to Kutch and spoken about the need to popularise camel milk. That time a group of people mocked me. But, today the camel milk chocolate of Amul is doing well: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
#12:32 pm: For a long time, we had people sitting in Gandhinagar who disliked the cooperatives. They prevented the sector from acquiring a foothold in Saurashtra. Things changed after the late 1990s and today almost all districts in Gujarat are doing well in the sector: Prime Minister Narendra Modi
#12:31 pm: Not only Amul, people in North Gujarat also worked in the cooperative sector. We have the Banas Dairy, the Dudhsagar Dairy. All these endeavours helped the people of Gujarat, particularly the farmers: PM Modi
#12:30 pm: Guided by Sardar Patel, Pritamrai Desai Ji worked on cooperative housing in a big way in Ahmedabad. These efforts gave wings to the aspirations of several people: PM
#12:29 pm: A century ago, Sardar Patel entered civic politics of Ahmedabad. He won from Dariapur. His margin of victory then was 1 vote. When he assumed office as the head of the municipality, he laid emphasis on urban development, planning and in that he worked on cooperative housing: Narendra Modi
#12:25 pm: In various parts of the world, at various times we saw what socialism is, we also saw capitalism. But, through Amul Sardar Patel showed another way. Here is a way where neither Government or industrialists call the shots. It is the people who matter. This is a unique model: PM Modi
In various parts of the world, at various times we saw what socialism is, we also saw capitalism. But, through Amul Sardar Patel showed another way. Here is a way where neither Govt or industrialists call the shots. It's the people who matter. This is a unique model: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/3cAX8V3eyl— ANI (@ANI) September 30, 2018
In various parts of the world, at various times we saw what socialism is, we also saw capitalism. But, through Amul Sardar Patel showed another way. Here is a way where neither Govt or industrialists call the shots. It's the people who matter. This is a unique model: PM Modi
#12:23 pm: Today, Amul has become an inspiration world over. People from overseas also ask me about Amul. Amul is not only about milk processing. This is an excellent model of empowerment: PM Modi
# 12:21 pm: The development projects augur well for the cooperative sector. The brand of Amul is known world over: PM Narendra Modi
# 12:19 pm: The people of Anand have come to bless us in such large numbers. I thank them for the warmth and affection. Today, development projects worth Rs 1,100 crore are either being inaugurated or their foundation stones are being laid. This will have an extremely positive impact, says PM Modi.
# 12:17 pm: PM Narendra Modi addresses a public meeting at Anand in Gujarat.
# 11:29 am: PM Narendra Modi at the launch of various plants in AMUL including an ultra modern chocolate plant.
# 10:24 am: Anand: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate various plants including an ultra modern chocolate plant in AMUL later today.
Later in the day, Modi will head for Rajkot where he will inaugurate the Mahatma Gandhi Museum at the Alfred High School in Rajkot, which was an important part of the formative years of Mahatma Gandhi.
The Prime Minister will also unveil a plaque to mark the inauguration of a public housing project of 624 houses. He will witness the e-Grih Pravesh of 240 beneficiary families.