PM to open/launch work on ₹16,000cr projects in Deoghar, Patna on Jul 12

PM's Deoghar visit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will Jharkhand and Bihar on July 12. In Jharkhand, he will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various developmental projects worth more than ₹16,000 crores in Deoghar, which includes commercial launch of Deoghar Airport.

Deoghar Programme

In a step towards boosting infrastructure development, enhancing connectivity and giving an impetus to ease of living in the region, Prime Minister will dedicate to the nation and lay the foundation stone of various projects worth over Rs 16,000 crore in Deoghar.

As a key step to provide direct connectivity to Baba Baidyanath Dham, which is an important religious destination for devotees from all over the country, Modi will inaugurate the Deoghar Airport. It has been constructed at an estimated cost of around ₹400 crore. The terminal building of the airport is equipped to handle over five lakhs passengers annually.

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The PM is scheduled to launch the In-Patient Department (IPD) and Operation Theatre services at AIIMS, Deoghar. This is in accordance with the Prime Minister’s vision to develop excellent health care facilities in all parts of the country.

The Prime Minister will also inaugurate the refurbished section of Baba Baidyanath Temple, which was rejuvenated under the Centre’s plan of developing world class infrastructure at places of religious importance across the country and improve facilities to the tourists in all such places. The projects being inaugurated by the Prime Minister include development of two large pilgrimage congregation halls with a capacity of 2000 pilgrims each; Jalsar lake front development; Shivganga Pond development among others. The new amenities will further enrich the tourism experience for lakhs of devotees who visit Baba Baidyanath Dham.

PM to launch work on road projects

Prime Minister will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple road projects worth more than ₹10,000 crores. The projects that are being inaugurated include six-laning of Gorhar to Barwada section of NH-2; widening of Rajganj-Chas upto West Bengal border section of NH-32 among others.

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The major projects whose foundation stone are being laid include four-laning of Mirzachowki- Farakka section of NH-80; four-laning of Hariharganj to Parwa More section of NH-98; four-laning of Palma to Gumla section of NH-23; elevated corridor of Kutchery Chowk to Piska More section of NH-75 in Ranchi among others. These projects will provide a further boost to connectivity in the region and ensure ease of movement for the common people.

Energy Infrastructure Projects to take off

Prime Minister will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various energy infrastructure projects around ₹3000 crore for the region. Projects that are to be inaugurated include Bokaro-Angul section of Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra pipeline of GAIL; New LPG Bottling plant of HPCL at Barhi, Hazaribagh and Bokaro LPG Bottling plant of BPCL.  Foundation stone of Parbatpur Gas Collecting Station, Jharia Block, Coal Bed Methane (CBM) Asset of ONGC will be laid.

Railway projects to be opened/launched

Prime Minister will dedicate two Railway projects viz. Godda-Hansdiha Electrified Section and Garhwa-Mahuria track doubling project to the nation. These projects will help in facilitating seamless traffic movement of goods for industries and power houses. They will also ensure ease of train movement from Dumka to Asansol.

Modi is also scheduled to flag off work on three Railway projects including redevelopment of Ranchi railway station; Jasidih Bypass Line and LHB coach maintenance depot, Godda. The proposed redeveloped Ranchi Station will have world-class passenger amenities including a Food Court, Executive Lounge, Cafeteria, Air-Conditioned Waiting Halls etc. for ensuring ease of movement as well as comfort of the passengers.

PM’s Patna visit

The PM will address the closing ceremony of centenary celebrations of Bihar Legislature building. Prime Minister will inaugurate Shatabdi Smriti Stambh, which has been built to commemorate 100 years of Bihar Legislature building.

Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Vidhan Sabha museum. Different galleries in the museum will demonstrate the history of democracy in Bihar and evolution of current civic structure. It will also have a Conference Hall with a capacity of more than 250 persons. Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone of Vidhan Sabha guest house on the occasion.

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