• Junagadh to get medical college, 1,500 bed hospital
     August 15th, 2012     Kunal     Posted in IT in Gujarat

    Junagadh will have a medical college as well as a 1,500 bed hospital.

    On the eve of Independence Day, chief ministerNarendra Modi also announced development works worth Rs 2,050 crore in Junagadh and laid the foundation stone for the medical college complex. The medical college will be managed by Gujarat Medical Education Research Society.

    Modi also interacted with the farmers through video conference and launched ‘ICT launching of life’ project of Junagadh Agricultural University.

    Unveiling the agricultural development work plan of the university, he said Gujarat has received 36 MHz satellite transponder from the government of India which has been successfully used in providing guidance to the farmers in remote areas and for providing long-distance education.

    He also assured that the state government will go all out to help farmers and protect their livestock in times of water scarcity.

    Addressing a youth convention and Sorath Sakhimandal sammelan, Modi announced that the government will form ‘Vivekananda Yuva Kendras’ across the state and provide sports kits to all of them.

    He said the government will undertake growing of sea-weed through women groups aiming at economic empowerment of poor women living in the coastal areas. He also inaugurated the district revenue Seva Sadan and a building meant for the district police.