Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi was in home state Gujarat to inaugurate several projects. The Prime Minister also addressed several people and laid stress on the need for innovation, an innovation that helps people on the grass root level. It was this theme that was predominant in his Gujarat visit; simply speaking Modi inaugurated several innovative projects in Gujarat that will directly benefit people at the grass root level.
In his busy schedule wherein Modi inaugurated several innovative projects in Gujarat, the first one was at Anand. It is here that Amul has set up a state of art chocolate factory with a hefty investment of about a hundred and ninety crores. The new Chocolate plant is fully automated and will have a production of five times more than the current capacity. This increase in production is likely to translate into a lowering of price for all the consumers.
It was speaking on this occasion that Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke Sardar Patel and his vision that laid the foundation stone that led to the development of co-operatives ad also the co-operative movement across India. He also hailed the Gujarat model of development that finds its origins the co-operative model that Sardar Patel introduced in the country. It is a model where neither the government nor the industrialists call the shots; it is a model where people decide.
It was when Modi inaugurated several innovative projects in Gujarat that he also spoke about Amul. He said that Amul is not just about milk processing but also a remarkable model of empowerment.
The Mujkuva Solar Energy Cooperative Group created with the assistance of the National Dairy Development Board was also launched when Modi inaugurated several innovative projects in Gujarat. A group of eleven brilliant farmers in Mujkuva is generating solar power for their farms. With the launch of this project, they will now be able to sell surplus electricity to a power company in the area.
Modi inaugurated several innovative projects in Gujarat; he also inaugurated a take-home ration plant with production capacity of six hundred tonnes per day and a ready-to-use therapeutic food plant with a monthly capacity of six hundred tonnes along with the incubation center cum centre of excellence in food processing for promoting entrepreneurs and start-ups.
The best part about all these projects is that they will have immediate visible effects at the grass root level.