PM Modi To Launch Development Projects Worth Over Rs 16,000 Crore In Jharkhand's Deoghar On 12 July

by Swarajya Staff - Jul 9, 2022 10:42 AM +05:30 IST
PM Modi To Launch Development Projects Worth Over Rs 16,000 Crore In Jharkhand's Deoghar On 12 JulyPM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch multiple development projects worth over Rs 16,000 crore in Jharkhand's Deoghar on 12 July.

During his visit to Deoghar, PM Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation of various projects that will help in significantly improving socio-economic prosperity in the region.

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, PM Modi will inaugurate the Deoghar Airport, which has been constructed at an estimated cost of around Rs 400 crore. The terminal building of the airport is equipped to handle over five lakhs passengers annually.

PM Modi will also dedicate to the nation the In-Patient Department (IPD) and Operation Theatre services at AIIMS, Deoghar, a PMO release said on Saturday (9 July).

Prime Minister’s commitment to develop world class infrastructure at places of religious importance across the country and improve facilities to the tourists in all such places, will get a further boost as the components of project “Development of Baidyanath Dham, Deoghar'' sanctioned under the PRASAD Scheme of the Ministry of Tourism will get inaugurated, the PMO said.

The projects being inaugurated by the Prime Minister include development of two large pilgrimage congregation halls with a capacity of 2,000 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.

He will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of multiple road projects worth more than Rs 10,000 crore.

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.

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 among others.

These projects will provide a further boost to connectivity in the region and ensure ease of movement for the common people, the release said.

PM Modi will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various energy infrastructure projects around Rs 3,000 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.

He will dedicate two Railway projects viz. Godda-Hansdiha Electrified Section and Garhwa-Mahuria 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. Prime Minister will also lay the foundation stone for three Railway projects viz. 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.

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