Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commit to the country the “historical” Kosi rail mega bridge through video-conference on Friday and likewise inaugurate 12 rail jobs connected to guest centers in Bihar, his workplace stated.
PM Modi has actually inaugurated and laid the structure stone of a variety of advancement jobs in the poll-bound state in the last couple of days with sources pegging the overall expense of these facilities and other programs at about Rs 16,000 crore.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) stated on Wednesday that the “Kosi Rail Mahasetu” (mega bridge) is a watershed minute in the history of Bihar as it will link the area to the northeast.
In 1887, a meter gauge link was constructed in between Nirmali and Bhaptiahi in the area however it was gotten rid of throughout the destructive flood and extreme Indo-Nepal earthquake in 1934, the PMO stated, including no effort was made to restore this rail connection for an extended period due to the winding nature of the Kosi river.
The mega bridge task was approved by the Union federal government throughout 2003-04.
It is 1.9 km long and its building and construction expense is Rs 516 crore, the PMO stated.
” This bridge is of tactical significance along the India-Nepal border. The task was finished throughout the coronavirus migrant and pandemic labour likewise took part in its conclusion,” it included.
The 12 other rail jobs, which PM Modi will likewise inaugurate, consist of a brand-new train bridge on the Kiul River, 2 brand-new train lines, 5 electrification jobs, one electrical engine shed and 3rd line task in between Barh and Bakhtiyarpur.
The inauguration of Kosi rail mega bridge will satisfy the 86-year-old dream and a long haul of individuals of the area, the PMO stated.
The prime minister will likewise flag off the Saharsa-Asanpur Kupha train from the Supaul station.
Once the routine train service starts, it will show to be extremely advantageous to Supaul, Arariya and Saharsa districts, making it much easier for those on cross country travel to Kolkata, Delhi and Mumbai.
He will likewise inaugurate the train electrification jobs of Muzaffarpur-Sitamarhi, Katihar-New Jalpaiguri, Samastipur-Darbhanga-Jaynagar, Samastipur-Khagaria, and Bhagalpur-Shivnarayanpur areas, the PMO stated.
Assembly surveys in Bihar are slated to be kept in October-November, and the Election Commission is anticipated to reveal the schedule at some point this month.
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