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Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
13-October-2017 16:00 IST
PM to visit Bihar tomorrow

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Bihar on October 14, 2017.

The Prime Minister will address the Centenary Celebrations of Patna University.

At Mokama, the Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone for four sewerage projects under the Namami Gange programme; and four National Highway projects. The total outlay of these projects will be over Rs. 3700 crore. He will also address a public meeting.

The four sewerage projects include Sewage Treatment Plant at Beur, Sewerage System with Sewer Network at Beur, Sewage Treatment Plant at Karmalichak and STP and Sewer Network at Saidpur. These projects together will create new STP capacity of 120 MLD and upgrade the existing 20 MLD for Beur.

The four National Highway projects for which foundation stone will be laid include:

·         4-laning of Aunta–Simariya section of NH-31 and construction of 6-lane Ganga Setu

·         4 laning of Bakhtiyarpur-Mokama section of NH-31

·         2-lane construction of Maheshkhunt-Saharsa-Purnea section of NH 107

·         2-lane construction of Biharsharif-Barbigha-Mokama section of NH-82

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