Bhavnagar can become metal scrap hub for India and the world, says Prime Minister Modi in Gujarat

Bhavnagar (Gujarat) [India]Sep 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that Bhavnagar in Gujarat could become a metal scrapping hub for India as well as other countries around the world.

The Prime Minister’s remarks came after the cornerstone was laid and the inauguration of multiple development initiatives worth over Rs 5,200 crore in Bhavnagar. “The new vehicle scrapping policy can improve the waste management in the country. Bhavnagar can become a metal scrapping center not only for the country but for other countries across the world,” said said Prime Minister Modi.

“India will lead the charge in developing a robust circular economy. As Bhavnagar emerges as a scrapyard hub, metal from ships can be reused for large construction projects. young people,” he added.
The Prime Minister said that Bhavnagar is becoming an important region for port-led development.

“Multimodal connectivity will play an important role in increasing maritime trade opportunities in the region,” he said.
“The renewable energy, space and semiconductor industry being developed in Dholera will also benefit Bhavnagar,” Prime Minister Modi added.
Stating that the world needs a “reliable” container supplier, Prime Minister Modi said containers made in Bhavnagar will not only meet this global demand but also create job opportunities.

The Prime Minister said the region is becoming a hub for meeting the country’s and Gujarat’s energy needs.
“Today, the coastline of Gujarat is becoming synonymous with the ecosystem of renewable energy and hydrogen. We have also tried to make Saurashtra an important energy center. Anyway to meet the needs energy sources of Gujarat and the country, this region is becoming a big hub for that,” he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also laid the foundation stone and inaugurated multiple development initiatives worth over Rs 5,200 crore in Bhavnagar, Gujarat.

The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for the world’s first CNG terminal and a brownfield port in the city. The port will be developed at a cost of over Rs 4,000 crore and will have the state of the art infrastructure for the CNG terminal. The port will have a state-of-the-art container terminal, a multi-purpose terminal and a liquid terminal with direct connectivity to the existing road and rail network.

Prime Minister Modi has also inaugurated a regional science center at Bhavnagar, spread over 20 acres and built at a cost of around Rs 100 crore. The center has several themed galleries, including the Marine Aquatic Gallery, Automotive Gallery, and Nobel Prize Gallery. The center will provide a creative platform for children.
During the program, the Prime Minister also inaugurated various other projects including Sauni Yojna Link 2 Lot 7, Palitana 25MW Solar PV Project, APPL Container Project (Aawadkrupa Plastomech Pvt. Ltd.); and laid the foundation stone for projects including Sauni Yojna Link 2 Lot 9, Chorvadla Area Water Supply Project, among others.

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister laid the foundation stone and dedicated various projects worth over Rs 3,400 crore to Surat.
Previously, the Prime Minister had organized a presentation tour. A huge crowd gathered to welcome the Prime Minister as his cavalcade advanced. (ANI)