Drangadhra: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel laid the foundation stone of a multi-specialty hospital at Swaminarayan Sanskardham Gukul, Dhrangadhra. On this occasion, Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel said that under the guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we have come out of the global epidemic like Corona with the help of free vaccine, free ration and free treatment. The Prime Minister, who is always concerned about public health, foresees the upcoming problems and suggests measures to overcome them.
The Chief Minister added that people are suffering from diseases like BP, diabetes, cancer at an early age due to the changed lifestyle and excessive use of chemicals in agriculture is having harmful effects on our health and soil quality. Working towards more people to adopt natural farming. To increase the prevalence of organic farming, to increase awareness about its benefits, to get good returns from its produce, guidance and assistance are being provided to the farmers at the level from planting to packaging and sales. A campaign is being launched for this, which will be very beneficial for the farmers and citizens of Gujarat in the long run.
Talking about the wrong eating habits and their adverse effects, the Chief Minister said that the use of coarse grains like ragi, barley, millets in the diet is beneficial for health and keeping this in mind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared the year 2023 as the ‘International Year of Millets’ in the United Nations. More than 70 countries around the world have supported the proposal to celebrate it as ‘International Millet Year’.
Referring to the work and contribution of the Swaminarayan Sampradaya in the social field, the Chief Minister said that the Sampradaya has always been with the government in helping the country and the society in times of any kind of calamity or trouble. The construction of this 100-bed multi-specialty hospital will be a boon for the citizens of the surrounding area.
On this occasion, Swami Ramakrishna Dasji of Sanskardham gave a blessing to approximately ‚. Thanks were given to the donors who donated for the 100-bed multispecialty hospital, which was built in an area of 44 thousand square feet at a cost of 20 crores. On this occasion, former minister Brijesh Merja, I. K. Jadeja and Daskroi MLA Babulal Jamnadas Patel made the occasion speeches. In this program, Union Minister Dr. Mahendrabhai Munjpara, Forest and Environment Minister Mulubhai Bera, Deputy Chief Constable Jagdishbhai Makwana, Dhrangadhra MLA Prakashbhai Varmora, Limbadi MLA Kiritsinh Rana, Dasada MLA P. K. Parmar, former MLA Parshottam Sabaria, prominent surveyor Hitendrasinh Chauhan, Jayeshbhai Patel, Dhi Bhai Sindhav and a large number of devotees were present.