- Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and dedicated to the nation several key projects over Rs 1,100 crore in Gujarat. He also inaugurated the Aquatics and Robotics Gallery, a five-star hotel atop a railway station and Nature Park in Gujarat Science City during the event.
- He also flagged off two new trains i.e Gandhinagar Capital – Varanasi Superfast Express and MEMU service trains between Gandhinagar and Varetha.
The Prime Minister noted that the Aquatics Gallery built in Science City is one of the top aquariums not only in the country but also in Asia. He said that the sight of marine biodiversity from around the world at one place is a wonderful experience in itself.
A key attraction of the aquatic gallery is a 28 metre long unique walk way tunnel. Aquatic gallery has been developed in collaboration with Marine Scape Eo-aquarium, New Zealand.
Robotics Gallery is an interactive gallery that showcases the pioneers of robotics technology and will provide a platform for visitors to explore the ever-evolving field of robotics.
At the entrance is a huge replica of the Transformer robot. The unique attraction of the gallery is the welcoming humanoid robot that communicates with visitors expressing emotions such as joy, surprise and excitement.
Nature Park has many beautiful features like fog garden, chess garden, selfie points, Sculpture Park and open labyrinth (maze). It includes an interesting labyrinth designed for children.