PM Inaugurates Mahatma Gandhi Museum at Rajkot (Download PDF)

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PM inaugurated Mahatma Gandhi Museum in Rajkot. Museum is set up at Alfred High School, which was imp. part of formative years of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhiji studied in Alfred High School for 4 years & completed his matriculation.

Image of First English medium school in Saurashtra

Image of First English Medium School in Saurashtra

Image of First English medium school in Saurashtra

PM unveiled plaque to mark inauguration of public housing project of 624 houses. He witnessed e-Gruh Pravesh of 240 beneficiary families.

Facts About Alfred High School

  • People who are visiting newly developed Mahatma Gandhi Museum at Alfred High School will now have to pay entry fees.

  • Museum developed by Rajkot Municipal Corporation (RMC) at cost of Rs. 26 cr.

  • RMC had earlier declared that entry to museum, depicting life of Father of Nation, would be free. But later civic body authorities announced that entry fee would be charged from visitors.

  • Fees for adult will be Rs. 25 while that for child (below 12 years) would be Rs. 10 fee.

  • If anyone wants to click pictures inside museum using camera they will be charged Rs. 100 extra.

  • At museum, visitors will be able to get glimpse of original belongings of Gandhiji like letter that mentioned that he took admission in this school, his attendance register, & his classroom.

  • There is research centre & library w/books on Gandhiji & other documents.

  • RMC are also planning 3D projection system to show Gandhiji’s attachment w/Rajkot & his journey & works in city.

  • Visitors at centrally air-conditioned museum will not be allowed to carry food or water from outside.

  • It will help spread awareness abt Gandhian culture, values, & philosophy.

PM to Launch Phase-II of Eye-Way Project

  • PM will inaugurate phase-II of Eye-Way project under Smart City Mission.

  • Nearly 250 CCTV cameras are installed at 80 locations to keep surveillance on city.

  • All cameras are monitored by control room jointly operated by RMC & police commissioner’s office.

240 Beneficiaries to Get Houses

  • PM will inaugurate residential schemes for Raiyadhar slum dwellers constructed under Gujarat Slum Rehabilitation Policy-2013.

  • Residential flats will be allotted to 240 beneficiaries.

  • PM will inaugurate housing scheme for middle-class people in Mavdi area under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. Estimated cost of scheme is Rs. 28.55 cr.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 9, 2019

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