Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the Phase 1 of the RO-RO (Roll on, Roll off) ferry service between Ghogha and Dahej.
Modi arrived in Ghogha district of Bhavnagar in Gujarat in the morning. After the launch, he will also travel by the newly-inaugurated ferry. After the maiden journey, he will address a gathering at Dahej.
The seven to eight hours of travel time between Ghogha in Saurashtra, and Dahej in South Gujarat will reduce to one hour after the ferry service begins.
At the public meeting there, Modi will also inaugurate the Sarvottam Cattle Feed Plant of Shree Bhavnagar District Cooperative Milk Producers Union Ltd.
Modi will then head to Vadodara, where he will dedicate to the nation, the Vadodara City Command Control Centre, the Waghodiya Regional Water Supply Scheme, and the New Head Office Building of the Bank of Baroda, at a public meeting.
The Prime Minister will hand over the residences to beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (urban, as well as rural).
Modi will also lay the foundation stones of several infrastructure and development projects, including capacity expansion of Mundra-Delhi petroleum product pipeline, greenfield marketing terminal project of the HPCL, an integrated transport hub, regional water supply schemes, housing projects, and a flyover.