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PM Flags off First Phase of Ahmedabad Metro

Modi lays foundation stones of projects

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Modi lays foundation stones of projects

 

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The Prime Minister flags off Ahmedabad Metro.

 

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has inaugurated the first phase of Ahmedabad Metro Service, and laid the foundation stone for the second phase of the Ahmedabad Metro.

He also unveiled India’s first indigenously developed payment eco-system and automatic fare collection system based on One Nation, One Card Model.

Among other developments, the Prime Minister, inaugurated the 1,200-bed New Civil Hospital, New Cancer Hospital, Dental Hospital and Eye Hospital in Ahmedabad.

He also dedicated to the nation, the Dahod Railway Workshop and Patan-Bindi Railway Line and laid the foundation stone of Lothal Maritime Museum.

Addressing the gathering at the BJ Medical College Ground on 4 Mar 2019, the Prime Minister said that it is an historic day, as the dream of Ahmedabad Metro has come into fruition.

He said that the metro will provide a convenient and environment friendly mode of transportation for the people in Ahmedabad.

India’s metro operational network has increased from 250 km in 2014 to 655 km.

The Prime Minister said that the common mobility card eliminates the need for having multiple cards for travelling in metro and using other means of transportation throughout the country. fiinews.com

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