To boost Patna’s urban Development, programs worth Rs. 2007 crores inaugurated

Patna is putting constant efforts to upgrade the cleanliness status across the country. A continuous work with full force has been noticed in recent times by Patna municipal corporation. Many new cleaning equipments have been added since last few months to enhance the rate of progress in cleaning sector. Paving its path ahead, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday, flagged off 10 self propelled vacuum sweeping machines. These machines are brought from Italy and Turkey by Patna Municipal Corporation for cleaning city roads. The machines have the capacity to suck dust present in the air and purify the air. These machines are capable to sprinkle water and filter the particulate matter into layers. Patna Municipal Corporation has invested Rs 199 crores on these machines.

The CM congratulated Urban Development and Housing Department (UDHD) and PMC
officials while laying the foundation and inaugurating various projects worth Rs 2,007 Crores
and Rs 3,226.50 crores under different schemes. While addressing the audience, Nitish Kumar
said that several events were expected to be held for several inaugurations but due to lack of
time, all were wrapped in one.

In this event, Nitish kumar inaugurated auto map facility worth Rs 180 crores for the approval of maps. This software will approve and disapprove the map application and will also make aware of building bylaws and the master plan. According to a booklet given by UDHD, there are almost 1,100 applications which are pending or running in process of approval. The CM also laid the foundation of 11 projects worth capital of Rs 1,144.83 crores under Patna Smart City Limited. The project included one mega screen to be set up at Gandhi Maidan at
the cost of Rs 6.98 crores. While addressing the crowd PMC commissioner said that people will watch cricket or other sports events on the big screens.

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Other projects for which foundations were laid including conversion of Veer chandra patel path into a smart lane with an outlay of Rs 33.34 crores and reconstruction of Adalatganj lane at the cost of Rs 9.84 crores. under kachchi nali-gali scheme, The CM also laid foundation for the project worth Rs 478 crores for construction of roads and drains. For tapped water to each household and water tower and laying pipelines in 13 wards at the cost of rs 128.53 crores.

Apart from the development graph, Chief Minister has appointed 49 players recruited in various government
departments on the basis of their previous sports events on national level to motivate and support the players.

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