On this occasion, Prime Minister Modi said that the distance of the road between Ghogha and Hazira from this service to 375 km will be only 90 km through the sea.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a beautiful gift to Gujarat. PM Modi launched a ferry service between Bhavnagar and Surat to the sea through video conferencing. Now Bhavnagar and Gujarat have reduced from the second 375 km to just 90 km. On this occasion, the Prime Minister said, with the introduction of Ro-Pax service between Ghogha and Hazira today, the dream of the people of both the regions of Saurashtra and South Gujarat has been fulfilled for many years.
PM Modi said that the distance of the road between Ghogha and Hazira from this service to 375 km now, will remain only 90 km through the sea. That is, the distance which used to take 10 to 12 hours to cover, will now take 3-4 hours in that journey. Not only will this save time, your expenses will also be reduced.
He thanked the people associated with this project and said, it has taken a lot of labor to develop facilities like Ro-Pax Ferry service in Gujarat, many difficulties have come in the way. I am thankful to all those colleagues, to all the engineers and workers who remained courageous.
Ferry service between Ghogha and Dowry will start soon
PM Modi said that the work related to maritime business infrastructure and capacity building is going on fast in Gujarat today. Like Gujarat Maritime Cluster, Gujarat Maritime University, CNG terminal at Bhavnagar, many such facilities are getting ready in Gujarat.
He said that the government's effort is to restart the ferry service between Ghogha-Dowry soon. Many challenges related to nature have arisen in front of this project. Efforts are being made to remove them through modern technology.