PM Modi to lay foundation stone of 9 highway projects in Bihar today

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of as many as nine highway projects worth Rs 14,258 crore in Bihar through video-conferencing.

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The projects aim to help the overall development in Bihar by improving the connetivity too neighbouring states like Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. Such an approach can encourage the economic growth in the state of Bihar, as per a ress release from the PMO.

Of the nine road projects, six laning of a 39 km stretch of Patna Ring road, four laning of Ara- Mohania section of NH 30, Bakhtiarpur- Rajauli section of NH 31 and four laning of Narenpur – Purnea section of NH 131A, are the most significant projects.

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Further, the PM will also inaugurate optical fibre internet services in Bihar. Under this project, all the 45,945 villages of Bihar will be connected through optical fibre internet service, according to a press release from the PMO. The Department of Telecom, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Common Service Centres (CSC) will execute the project.

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