By: D.K Choudhary
PM Narendra Modi’s Key Announcements on New Year’s Evening
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the Nation on December 31, 2016, on the New Year’s Eve, thanked people for patiently bearing the pain caused by the Government’s decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes.
ii. In his address to the nation, PM Modi also made a series of announcements aimed at the welfare of the entire Citizen of the Country with main focus on the senior citizens, farmers, rural housing, women and small entrepreneurs to lighten the burden of demonetization.
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani dedicated India’s first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check-post at Shamlaji
i. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani launched India’s first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check-post and also laid foundation stones of various developmental works worth Rs 30 crore at Shamlaji of Aravalli district in Gujarat.
ii. This new check-post is equipped with advanced ray technology with a cost of Rs 4.72 crore.
iii. All the check-posts in the state will be made advanced, automatic and transparent with a cost of Rs. 35 crore during next financial year.
iv. The income from this check posts will be used for welfare of poor, deprived and last-person of the state.
♦ Gujarat is also known as Jewel of Western India
♦ The first capital of Gujarat was Ahmedabad and in 1970 the capital was moved to Gandhinagar.