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Modi in Bihar HIGHLIGHTS: PM inaugurates medical colleges, water supply schemes in Jharkhand

PM Modi will later head to Jharkhand where he will lay the foundation stone for hospitals in Hazaribagh, Dumka and Palamau and inaugurate a host of development schemes.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 18, 2019 9:17:08 am
Modi in bihar LIVE UPDATES Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the inauguration and foundation stone-laying ceremony of various development projects, in Begusarai. (Source: PTI Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bihar’s Barauni laid the foundation stone for the Patna Metro Rail Project and other projects worth Rs 33000 crore. The prime minister was joined by Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. PM Modi then headed to Jharkhand where he laid the foundation stone for hospitals in Hazaribagh, Dumka and Palamau and inaugurated a host of development schemes.

In Hazaribagh, the prime minister also inaugurated the newly constructed building at the Women’s Engineering College in Ramgarh district and one rural water supply scheme for Ramgarh and three for Hazaribagh besides a sewage treatment plant and ‘Madhusudan Ghat’ under Namami Gange – National Mission for Clean Ganga programme.

The prime minister laid the foundation stone for 2,718 piped water supply schemes for the tribal community and a tribal studies centre at the Hazaribagh-based Acharya Vinoba Bhave University.

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Highlights

    16:55 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    Jharkhand open defecation free: PM Modi

    The prime minister declared Jharkhand open defecation free and said that over 30 lakh toilets have been constructed in the state.

    16:33 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    PM Modi inaugurated medical college buildings in Jharkhand

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates three medical college buildings in Hazaribagh, Dumka and Palamu in Jharkhand

    16:09 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    PM Modi pays tributes to martyred jawan

    PM Modi paid his tributes to martyred jawan Vijay Soren, saying, "I pay my tributes to the brave son of the country, Vijay Soren. I bow to his family in Gumla. His children are facing this situation very bravely right now."

    16:04 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    PM Modi in Hazaribagh
    14:43 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    PM Modi pays tribute to Pulwama martyrs from Bihar

    PM Modi paid tributes to two jawans from the state who died in the Pulwama attack, he said, "I salute and pay my tributes to Sanjay Kumar Sinha and Ratan Kumar Thakur. To the people who have gathered here, I would like to say the fire that is raging in your bosoms, is in my heart too."

    13:47 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    Othe projects inaugurated by PM Modi in Barauni

    The PM also inaugurated the electrification of railway lines on many sectors and flagged off the Ranchi-Patna AC Weekly Express. The first phase of river front development at Patna was inaugurated and the foundation stone for the Karmalichak sewerage network, spanning 96.54 km was also laid today.

    13:42 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    Our government will make lives easier for people who have been neglected for 70 years: PM Modi

    Our government's journey of development is operating on two tracks. To provide infrastructure schemes, industrial development and modern facilities to the people. To make lives of those who have been denied, exploited, victimised who have been struggling for infrastructure for the past 70 years: PM Modi

    13:37 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    These projects will transform Bihar: PM Modi

    PM Urja Ganga Yojana is one of the several projects which have been launched with the aim to transform Bihar as well as eastern India. Under this Yojana, states such as UP, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha are being connected through gas pipelines: PM Modi in Barauni

    13:33 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    PM Modi pays tribute to martyrs of Pulwama attack in Barauni

    I pay my tributes to martyr Constable Sanjay Kumar Sinha from Patna and Bhagalpur's martyr Ratan Kumar Thakur who sacrificed their lives for the country. I express my sympathies with their families. I can feel the anguish in your hearts, I am as pained as you: PM Modi in Barauni

    13:22 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs 33000 crore in Barauni today

    PM Narendra Modi will also lay the foundation stone for projects like the expansion of Barauni refinery, expansion of Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG pipeline up to Patna and Muzaffarpur, establishment of a medical college at Chhapra, among projects worth Rs 33,000 crore for the state in Barauni.

    13:13 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    PM Modi lays foundation stone for Patna Metro rail
    13:11 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    Patna to get its first Metro rail corridor

    PM Modi dedicated the metro corridor to the people of Patna. The metro rail will provide an alternate mode of conveyance to as many as 26.23 lakh people. The central government also released the Patna metro proposed route map and other details.

    13:07 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    Bihar is set for its first Metro rail project in Patna

    Bihar’s first metro rail in Patna was approved by a Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The cost of the mega project is estimated at Rs 13,411 crore. The project is scheduled to be completed in 5 years. The rail project will have two corridors, the first corridor will be known as Danapur-Mithapur corridor and the second one will be Patna Junction-New ISBT.

    12:58 (IST)17 Feb 2019
    PM Modi in Patna

    Sunday will also mark the beginning of deposit of money in farmers' account for purchase of mobile phones under e-NAM (National Agriculture Market) scheme, distribution of milk among government school children under PM Gift Milk Scheme and house warming of beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yozana, an official statement said.