Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Deoghar airport in Jharkhand and laid the foundation for ‘Maha Vikas’ project worth Rs 16,800 crore.
He also dedicated, the In-Patient Department (IPD) and operation theatre services at AIIMS, Deoghar to the nation.
Apart from this, he inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for multiple road, energy and other infrastructure projects worth Rs 10,000 crore.
The foundation stone for the Deoghar airport was laid on 25 May 2018. The project will is built over 657 acre of land parcel at a cost of Rs 401 crore.
Apart from this, projects launched include widening of Palamu-Gumla road, Rehla-Garhwa bypass and Mirza Chowki-Farakka road besides elevated corridor from Kutchery Chowk to Piska More and Itki RoB in Ranchi. Widening of Gorhar-Khairatunda road, Khairatunda-Barwa Adda section and Ranchi-Mahulia section are also among the projects.
Other projects include creation of a facility and pipeline network at CBM Jharia block in Parbatpur, Bokaro-Angul section of Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra pipeline and LPG plants at Barhi and Bokaro.