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PM lays foundation stone of 9 highway projects in Bihar today

PM lays foundation stone of 9 highway projects in Bihar today

These nine highway projects involve a road length of about 350 kilometers. Prominent road projects are six laning of 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. Paving the way for development of Bihar, these roads will enhance better connectivity, convenience and economic growth in and around the state. Movement of people and goods will also improve substantially, especially with the neighbouring states of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand.

Bihar will get a major boost in the bridge sector too as the Prime Minister laid  three mega bridges during the event. The bridges include four lane bridge parallel to existing Mahatma Gandhi Setu in Patna, four lane bridge over Kosi river and four lane bridge parallel to existing Vikramshila Setu in Bhagalpur. With the completion of these projects, all rivers in Bihar will have bridges conforming to 21st century specifications and all major National Highways will stand widened and strengthened.

Besides this , the Prime Minister also launched  a project to connect all the villages of Bihar through optical fibre internet . This is an important step towards bringing a digital revolution in Bihar. It is a prestigious project covering all the villages of Bihar.