New Delhi (NVI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the ‘Arogya Van’, hub of medicinal plants and herbs, at Kevadia village in Gujarat.
After the inauguration ceremony, PM Modi also took a tour of ‘Arogya Van’, which has a whole lot of medicinal vegetation and herbs and in addition offers details about their utilization and significance.
He was accompanied by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Governor Acharya Devvrat.
Arogya Van is set up on 17 acres of land in Kevadia for spreading awareness on yoga, ayurveda and meditation. It has 380 species of plants and trees with rich medicinal values.
Later, PM Modi also inaugurated ‘Ekta Mall’, situated in Kevadia where tourists can discover India’s diverse culture and buy handicraft items brought from all over the country.
The Prime Minister is on a two-day official visit to his home state of Gujarat, to mark Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, to celebrate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi also met the family members of brothers Mahesh and Naresh Kanodia, who passed away recently. He also paid tributes to former Gujarat Chief Minister Keshubhai Patel, who passed away at a city hospital yesterday, after reaching Ahmedabad.
During his two-day visit, PM Modi is scheduled to launch number of projects, including a seaplane service between Kevadiya and Ahmedabad and will also visit the Statue of Unity.