Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Thursday inaugurated India’s first government desalination plant only for industrial use at Dahej in Bharuch with a capacity of 100 MLD set up at a cost of Rs 881 crore.

Addressing a gathering at the event, Patel said Gujarat has become a “growth engine” and added, “We have done exemplary work in providing basic facilities… Development of industries is necessary for the state.

Narendra Modi has started Vibrant Gujarat events and since then Gujarat industries have seen great development. We came across water shortage in industries and we worked on it…”