Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate a newly-built five-star hotel atop the redeveloped Gandhinagar railway station on coming Friday (16 July), reports Livemint.
The development of the hotel and the redevelopment of the station began four years ago in 2017. The foundation stone of the project was also laid by PM Modi and the redevelopment of the station has been completed at an overall cost of Rs 254 crore.
To be operated by a private entity, the hotel has 318 rooms and is spread across 7,400 square meters. The construction of the hotel has been completed at a cost of Rs 790 crore.
The inauguration event will also be attended by Union Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah who will be marking his presence in a virtual fashion. Meanwhile, Union Minister for Railway Ashwini Vaishnaw, Chief Minister (CM) Vijay Rupani and other dignitaries would remain present at a function in Gandhinagar.
Meanwhile, it should be noted that PM Modi will also be inaugurating three new attractions at the Science City in Ahmedabad on the same day. These include an aquatic gallery, a robotic gallery and a nature park.
The said aquatic gallery has been built at a cost of Rs 264 crore in Science City. It is India's largest aquarium having 68 large tanks to display marine life, including sharks.
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