Government developing road infrastructure in the state with a futuristic approach: Nitish Kumar
Government developing road infrastructure in the state with a futuristic approach: Nitish Kumar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on 26 December said that the State government had started working on the separate preparations for 350th Prakash Parv of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh in 2017.CM Nitish Kumar revealed this while highlighting his government's infrastructure initiatives at the opening of a bridge between Meethapur ROB (Road Over Bridge) and Chiraiyatarh bridge.

"7 years before the projected 350th Prakash Parv of Guru Gobind Singh in 2017, we thought how millions of follower would go to Patna Sahib. We started gearing up by keeping all the points in mind. We declared that the state government would construct Road Over Bridge on the railway line. Now, it has been constructed and mass are able to visit Patna Sahib very easily," said by CM Nitish Kumar

The Bihar state government had organised the opening programme of the 'Prakash Parv' on a luxurious scale in January this year to mark the birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh guru, who was born in Patna. The event was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

CM Nitish Kumar and the Bihar government have received the award for the state of art facilities during the opening and closing ceremonial occasion of the Prakash Parv.The three-day closing ceremony ended on Monday.

The Chief Minister also said that the government has been developing road infrastructure in the state with a futuristic approach."We have constructed many flyovers in Patna but have always kept this thing in mind that any flyover should not obstruct proposed Patna Metro route," Kumar said.

He said Patna Metro Rail project will get approved very soon.

"We are making efforts for Patna Metro and had sent the proposal to the Centre. But, due to change in the policy we will have to send it again," CM Nitish Kumar said.Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had come to Patna to attend the closing ceremony of Prakash Parv.He also talked about the hurdles in land acquisition for development projects and said the best way to tackle it by constructing flyovers."Therefore, we are thinking of constructing bridges on bypass roads so that people are connected with national highways," Kumar said.He appealed the people to develop localised infrastructure development agencies.

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