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Raghubar meets Modi, briefs him with his work in 1 year


New Delhi/Ranchi, Jan. 5: Chief Minister Raghubar Das met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and briefed him with his one year achievements.

He told the PM about Yojana Banao Abhiyan which the PM appreciated.

Apart from it, he also briefed the PM about various road projects he discussed with Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. The PM appreciated him for getting connected with UDAY & speeding up road construction in the state.

The CM invited him to lay foundation stone for the bridge proposed in Sahebganj and Nanihari (Katihar-Siliguri).

Apart from establishing smooth and easy road connectivity to the northeastern states with the rest of the country, the proposed 2.5 km bridge will be a gateway to India for south-east Asian countries like Thailand, Malayasia and Singapore, according to reports.

Jharkhand government officials said that the Prime Minister is learnt to have assured Das about visiting the state to lay the foundation stone. An official statement said that during the meeting, Modi asserted that there was a need to further accelerate the various developmental works that have started in the state.

Jharkhand government officials said that the Prime Minister also heard in detail about �Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana� (UDAY) scheme. The Centre, Jharkhand and Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited) signed a MoU for operational and financial turnaround of discoms under UDAY earlier today where Das was also present.

The PM condoled the death of Godda MLA Mr. Raghunandan Mandal. Earlier in the day, Das also met Road Transport minister Nitin Gadkari and held detailed discussions about various projects in the state.

A Jharkhand government statement said that after the meeting, approval was granted to nine projects involving 616 km of road worth Rs 8,727 crores including works for four laning of Barhi Hazaribagh, Ranchi-Rargaon-Jamshedpur-Mahulia amongst others.

During the meeting, it was also decided to develop Sahebganj district in the state as growth centre or logistic hub.

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