Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is scheduled to visit four villages in Vadodara district on Sunday, which he has adopted under the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY), a district official said. “Jaitley will arrive in Vadodara tomorrow night and leave for Karnali village, where he will stay overnight,” Vadodara District Collector Lochan Sehra told PTI. Jaitley has adopted four villages of Karnali group panchayat namely, Karnali, Pipaliya, Vadiya and Baglipura, in Vadodara district as part of SAGY.
“Rs 20 crore will be spent on various development works in these villages, which includes water supply schemes, construction of roads, construction of a bridge between Chandod village and Karnali,” Sehra said. “Jaitley has also adopted Chandod village to transform it into a tourist spot. After a programme in Karnali, Jaitley will travel in a boat and go to a temple located at Chandod on the bank of river Narmada and perform puja there. Then he will return to Karnali for several other programmes,” the Collector added.