21 January 2001: (V.S. 2057, Posh Vad 12) Sunday, Baldanaa, Ranpur, Gadhada
Swamishri performed the murti-pratishtha at the new Shree Swaminarayan Mandir in Baldanaa. Lord Harikrishna Maharaj was honored by the devotees.
In the evening, Swamishri arrived in Ranpur and inaugurated 'Shri E.M. Gopani Polytechnic Institute' run by the Sarvajanik Education Society.
Swamishri arrived in Gadhada at 7.45 pm.
22 January 2001: (V.S. 2057, Posh Vad 13) Monday, Gadhada
At 10.25am, Swamishri and the Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Keshubhai Patel, inaugurated the newly constructed gateway to Gadhada that was jointly financed by BAPS and the Gadhada Municipality.
Thereafter Swamishri, government officials and the local citizens assembled for the opening ceremony of the river Mahi pipeline water supply project by the government to the town of Ghadhada and its neighboring villages. Swamishri and Shri Keshubhai Patel performed Vedic pujan of a copper pot containing the river Mahi water.
On behalf of Gadhada, the Mayor conferred Swamishri with the 'Gadhapur Ratna' award and a citation for his philanthropic activities.