Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research in Ahmedabad. Built by Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, this state of art, super-speciality public hospital is equipped with all modern amenities, including an air ambulance.
Keeping with the spirit of Digital India, this is a completely paperless hospital. It will serve the common man and support the overarching vision of Ayushman Bharat.
Prime Minister also inaugurated Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show at the Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Center in Gandhinagar. The trade show is part of 9th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit which will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister tomorrow.
After inaugurating the trade show, Mr Modi visited a few pavilions and saw some of the products kept on display. Around 25 industrial and business sectors are showcasing their products at the event. The trade show will continue till January 22 and will be open for general public on the last two days that is January 21 and 22.
For the first time, the government has organised buyer-seller and reserve buyer-seller meet as part of the trade show, where manufacturers, mainly from the MSME sector, are displaying their products. Around 1,500 overseas and domestic buyers are expected to visit the trade show, which aims to benefit MSMEs (micro, small & medium enterprises) from Gujarat. Sixteen pavilions are displaying products in as many categories.
For the first time, there is a separate pavilion showcasing products from the African countries. Mr Modi is on a three day visit to Gujarat beginning today.