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Feb 17, 2019
8:40PM

NDA govt initiated several development projects to uplift all sections: PM

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the NDA government has taken several development initiatives in the past four-and-a-half years for the upliftment of all sections of society. The Prime Minister was addressing a rally this afternoon after unveiling a slew of projects pertaining to health, education, water supply and sanitation in Hazaribagh district of Jharkhand. 

He inaugurated three medical college buildings through a remote in Hazaribagh, Dumka and Palamu. He also laid the foundation stones of four 500-bedded hospitals in these districts besides Jamshedpur. Mr Modi said these colleges will ease medical facilities in the state. 


Mr Modi launched three rural water supply schemes in Hazaribagh and one in Ramgarh. He also inaugurated a women's engineering college building in Ramgarh and laid the foundation stone of Centre for Tribal Studies at Acharya Vinoba Bhave University in Hazaribagh.

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister inaugurated and laid foundation stones of various infrastructure and development projects worth 33,000 crore rupees in Bihar. He laid the foundation stone of Patna Metro Rail Project at a cost of over 13,000 crore rupees through a remote at a function at Barauni in Begusarai district. 

The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone for medical colleges at Chhapra and Purnea and also for the upgradation of the government medical colleges at Bhagalpur and Gaya. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Modi reiterated that the NDA government was giving a lot of importance to the health sector. Mr Modi said the work is going on for establishing another All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in the state besides the existing one in Patna.


The Prime Minister also initiated construction and dedicated a number of projects in the oil and gas sector worth over 15,000 crore rupees. He also launched work of several development projects of civic works, Clean Ganga Mission and Railways.

Paying homage to the martyrs of Pulwama terror attack, Sanjay Kumar Sinha and Ratan Thakur from Bihar, the Prime Minister said, the fire that is raging in the hearts of people over the incident, is also raging in his heart. 

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