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PM Modi to launch, inaugurate projects worth Rs 16,000 crore in Bihar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch and inaugurate development works worth over Rs 16,000 crore in the next 10 days in poll-bound Bihar, sources said

Bihar Elections  | Narendra Modi | Bihar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Prime Minister will launch and inaugurate development works worth over Rs 16,000 crore in the next 10 days in poll-bound Bihar, sources said on Friday.

These multiple projects will improve infrastructure and ease of living for the people of Bihar, they said.

The sources said that the projects pertain to a number of sectors, including LPG pipeline, LPG bottling plant, sewage treatment plant under Namami Gange, water supply schemes, riverfront development project, new railway line, railway bridge, electrification of various sections, and construction of highways and bridges.

The prime minister will also be interacting with the people of the state during these programmes, they said.

"The total cost of these projects exceed Rs 16,000 crore, thus leveraging public expenditure to act as a major driver of growth in times of COVID-19," a source said.

Assembly polls are due in in October-November.

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First Published: Fri, September 11 2020. 17:07 IST