PM Modi to inaugurate, launch seven urban infra projects in Bihar

By Press Trust of India|15th Sep 2020
The Prime Minister's Office said that out of these projects, four are related to water supply, two to sewage treatment, and one to riverfront development.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of seven urban infrastructure projects worth Rs 541 crore in the poll-bound Bihar via video conference.


The Prime Minister's Office said on Monday that out of these projects, four are related to water supply, two to sewage treatment, and one to riverfront development.


The implementation of these projects has been undertaken by the Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation (BUIDCO) under the urban development and housing department of the state.


Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will also be present at the ceremony.

Giving details of the projects, the PMO said the sewage treatment plants have been built under the Namami Gange mission, at Beur and Karmalichak, in Patna Municipal Corporation.

Water supply projects built under the AMRUT Mission in Siwan Municipal Council and Chhapra Municipal Corporation will help local residents get pure drinking water 24 hours a day, it said.





PM Modi will lay the foundation stone of Munger water supply scheme under AMRUT Mission, and it will help residents of Munger Municipal Corporation get pure water through pipelines.

The foundation stone of Jamalpur water supply scheme under AMRUT Mission will also be laid, the PMO said.

The foundation stone of Muzaffarpur Riverfront Development Scheme, being built under Namami Gange, will also be laid by the Prime Minister. Under the project, three ghats of Muzaffarpur (Poorvi Akhada Ghat, Seedhi Ghat, and Chandwara Ghat) will be developed.


Basic facilities like toilets, information kiosk, changing room, pathway, watchtower, etc., will be made available at the riverfront. Proper security arrangements, signage, and adequate lighting will be arranged for at these Ghats. The development of the riverfront will also boost tourism and make it the centre of attraction in future.


(Disclaimer: Additional background information has been added to this PTI copy for context.)


Edited by Saheli Sen Gupta

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