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Vadnagar: On his first visit to his hometown as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi says the enormous love showered by people of Vadnagar has given him a new energy to serve the nation with more zeal.

Narendra Modi said that Gujarat's strides in animal husbandry have helped farmers. Mr Modi at his birthplace also led a roadshow on the second day his visit.

- Modi interacts with students at GMERS Medical College. On the way to the hospital, he also made an impromptu visit to the school he studied at. In his warm speech, PM gave all credit to the people and the Vadnagar soil for what he is today.

Modi also launched the central government's Intensified Mission Indradhanush, a programme to achieve full immunization by 2018, and a mobile phone application for workers in the health sector.

Mr Modi in Vadnagar laid foundation stones for several developmental projects of Gujarat government.

Prime Minister's this visit also comes in line with the upcoming assembly elections in the state.

Interestingly Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi had also commenced his three-day tour of Saurashtra region of the State ten days ago from the Dwarkadheesh temple and also climbed the steps to pay obeisance at Chotila where Modi held a public meeting on Saturday.

It will provide greater focus on urban areas and other pockets of low immunisation coverage. Ahead of the public meeting, the Prime Minister inaugurated a medical college, with a capacity of 650 beds. He called ImTeCHO real teko that is support in Gujarati in the hands of ASHA workers.

Further, Modi then went on to inaugurate the new building of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) near Gandhinagar.

Mr. Modi laid foundation stone of Bhadbhut barrage on a Narmada river to improve portable water sources and irrigation facilities.

On Sunday, Modi will inaugurate a Rs 500 crore Government hospital and medical college at his home town Vadnagar in north Gujarat, lay the foundation stone of a Rs 1,200 crore global Buddhist complex near Shamlaji in Aravalli district, lay the foundation stone of the Rs 3000 crore Bhadbhut barrage project and the Rs 650 crore Dahej-Ghogha ro-ro ferry service near Bharuch before leaving for Delhi from Vadodara.

The prime minister said that, based on the information the government had, finance minister Arun Jaitley convinced everyone at the GST Council meet on Friday.

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