Prime Minister Narendra Modi
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A statement issued from the Prime Minister's Office said that the cost of all these projects is Rs 541 crore. All the projects are being implemented by Budco under the Urban Development and Housing Department of Bihar.
The seven projects the Prime Minister will inaugurate include a water-sewage treatment plant built under the Namami Gange scheme at Beur under Patna Municipal Corporation area. Apart from this, water supply schemes will be launched in the area of Siwan Municipal Council and Chapra Municipal Corporation. Under both these schemes, local citizens will get 24 hours of pure drinking water.
Similarly, the foundation stone of 'Munger Water Supply Scheme' will be laid in Munger Municipal Corporation. With the completion of the scheme, the residents of the municipal area will be provided with pure water through the pipeline. Besides, the foundation stone of Jamalpur water supply scheme will also be laid in the city council of Jamalpur.
The foundation stone of Muzaffarpur River Front Development Scheme will also be laid under the Namami Gange scheme at the hands of the Prime Minister. Under this, three ghats (East Akhara Ghat, Ladder Ghat, Chandwara Ghat) of Muzaffarpur city will be developed. A variety of basic facilities such as toilets, information kiosks, changing rooms, pathways, watch towers, etc. will be available on the river front.
The statement also said that the construction of the River Front will give a panoramic view of the Ghats as well as tourism, which will prove to be a center of attraction for Muzaffarpur residents in the future. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will also be present on this occasion.
It is noteworthy that Prime Minister Modi inaugurated petroleum projects worth Rs 900 crore in Bihar on Sunday. These include the Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur pipeline project and two LPG bottling plants in Banka and Champaran districts.