Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to his home state Gujarat from Saturday. He will attend events in Devbhumi Dwarka, Ahmedabad, and Gandhinagar as well as inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of a number of projects.
Shah will lay the foundation stone for the National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP)’s permanent campus at Okha in the Devbhumi Dwarka district on Saturday.
NACP, the country’s first national academy to train police forces in effectively safeguarding the shoreline, started functioning in 2018 from the campus of the Gujarat Fisheries Research Centre.
According to a press release from the Border Security Force Gujarat Frontier, the NACP was established to offer comprehensive and advanced training to the marine police of nine coastal states, five union territories, and the Central Police Forces.
Five coastal outposts, out of the 18 being built between Medi and Jakhau in the Kutch district at a cost of Rs 164 crore, would also be virtually inaugurated by Shah, according to the statement.
The Union minister will attend four events in Gandhinagar on Saturday and Sunday. Shah will attend a gathering on Saturday when he will hand out sporting goods to children from a primary school in Borij village, according to officials.
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