Union home minister and Gandhinagar MP Amit Shah will be in Ahmedabad on Saturday to inaugurate a number of projects in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar.
According to the itinerary of the programme, the home minister will attend seven programs in his Lok Sabha constituency Gandhinagar.
He will inaugurate the newly constructed building of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (Niper) at Palaj in Gandhinagar district, lay foundation stones and inaugurate projects of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority (Auda). Shah will lay the foundation stones for renovation of the Okaf lake in Sarkhej ward, Bhadaj lake in Thaltej ward, Ognaj lake in Gota ward and Jagatpur lake in Chandlodia ward, state BJP leaders said. Shah will also inaugurate the renovated lake and a garden at Tragad village in Chandlodia ward. He will also kick off the work related to the Gota Godhavi Canal, which will undergo remodeling, with the open canal being enclosed and further developed.
In the eastern and western areas of Ahmedabad, which fall under the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha Constituency, projects totaling ₹1,707.25 crore will be launched. Among these projects, groundbreaking ceremonies will be held for those worth ₹910.21 crore, while projects worth ₹262.27 crore will be inaugurated. These projects are related to water supply, drainage, and road infrastructure, and they will play a crucial role in the region’s development.
Shah will also dedicate the redeveloped Sarkhej, Bhadaj, Ognaj, and Jagatpur pond to the public within the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency.
The programme is likely to start at 9.45 am and end at 2.30 pm.