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PATNA: Prime Minister Modi virtually inaugurated and lay the foundation of seven urban infrastructure projects worth more than Rs. 500 crores in Bihar.
The seven projects include four related to water supply, two to sewerage treatment and one to riverfront development. The Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation (BUIDCO) under the urban development and housing department of the state will undertake these projects.
The Prime Minister inaugurated the sewerage treatment plants built under Namami Gange, at Beur and Karmalichak, in Patna Municipal Corporation. He also inaugurated the water supply projects built under AMRUT Mission in Siwan Municipal Council and Chapra Municipal Corporation that will help local residents get pure drinking water through the day.
In the virtual event, he also laid the foundation of Muzaffarpur Riverfront Development Scheme, being built under Namami Gange. Under the project, three ghats of Muzaffarpur -- the Poorvi Akhada Ghat, Seedhi Ghat and Chandwara Ghat -- will be developed and basic facilities like toilets, information kiosk, changing room, pathway, watchtower etc will be made available at the riverfront.
The Prime Minister inaugurated these projects while the nation celebrates Engineer's Day and hailed the engineers who form the backbone of the nation, thanking them for their contributions.