The Trust reappointed Shri Keshubhai Patel as Chairman for the year 2016 and Shri Amit Shah was appointed as the Trustee in place of Late Shri Prasanvadan Mehta while Shri Rajan Kilachand resigned.
Prime Minister stressed on the need for establishing Somnath Temple as a premier religious tourist destination. He also suggested to build a state of the art virtual museum and auditorium. In this regard, the Prime Minister also suggested that a tourist circuit should be created connecting Somnath, Diu and Gir Lion Safari. The Trust decided to add many more tourist attractions.