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HIRA model of development - Highway, I Way, Railway, Airway is on in Tripura, says PM

Prime Minister visited Agartala today in the third and final leg of his day long tour to Assam, Arunachal and Tripura. He inaugurated Garjee - Belonia Railway Line and several other development projects in the state.

Prime Minister unveiled the statue of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, Agartala. Lauding the role of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore, he said that Maharaja had a vision for Tripura and he contributed greatly to build the city of Agartala. PM said that he felt proud to unveil his statue.

About the development in Tripura, PM told that the progress is now on a new trajectory. Government has allocated enough funds over the last four and a half years for the development of Tripura. He said that he heard that for the first time in history, crops were procured on MSP prices.

PM dedicated to the nation Garjee - Belonia Railway Line through unveiling of plaque at Swami Vivekananda Stadium here. This line will boost Tripura as the gateway to South and Southeast Asia. He inaugurated the New Complex of Tripura Institute of Technology at Narsingarh During the event , PM recalled that during elections when he came here, he advocated about HIRA model of development i.e Highway, I Way, Railway, Airway.

Agartala Sabroom National Highway, Humsafar Express, Agartala Deoghar Express, New Terminal at Agartala are part of this model.

Speaking about the cleanup of ghost beneficiaries, PM said that earlier the development existed only on paper. He added that “I heard that there are around 62000 beneficiaries in Tripura alone. These people were taking your money." However, over the last four and a half years around 8 crore ghost beneficiaries have been taken out of the system.

Underlining his commitment towards the farmers and informal sector, PM said that through Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan Pension Yojana, labourers in unorganized sector after 60 years of age will get Rs.3000 per month as pension. Through PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana, farmers with less than 5 acres will get Rs 6000 per annum in their bank accounts. Separate department for Fisheries will greatly benefit the fishermen.

These steps are a reflection of the intent of the Government, he added.

Prime Minister returns to New Delhi after the day long visit to the three NE States. He will be visiting Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka tomorrow.

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Prime Minister to visit Barauni in Bihar on 17th February 2019
February 16, 2019
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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Bihar tomorrow on 17 February 2019. He will arrive in Barauni where he will launch a series of development projects for Bihar.

These projects will enhance connectivity, especially in the city of Patna and nearby areas. They will significantly augment the availability of energy in the city, and the region. The projects will also boost fertilizer production, and significantly enhance medical, and sanitation facilities in Bihar.

The sector wise project details are as follows -

Urban Development and Sanitation

The Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of Patna Metro Rail Project which will give a boost to transport connectivity and add to ease of living for the people of Patna and adjoining areas.

The first phase of River Front Development at Patna will be inaugurated by PM.

Foundation Stone for the Karmalichak Sewerage Network spanning 96.54 kilometres will be laid by PM.

Works related to Sewage Treatment Plants at Barh, Sultanganj and Naugachia will be kicked off by PM. He will also lay the Foundation Stone for 22 AMRUT projects at various locations.

Railways

 

PM will also inaugurate the electrification of Railway Lines on the following sectors:

· Barauni-Kumedpur

· Muzaffarpur-Raxaul

· Fatuha-Islampur

· Biharsharif-Daniawan

Ranchi-Patna AC Weekly Express will also be inaugurated on the occasion.

Oil & Gas

The Prime Minister Modi will also inaugurate the Phulpur to Patna stretch of the Jagdishpur-Varanasi Natural Gas pipeline. He will also inaugurate the Patna City Gas Distributionproject.

Foundation Stone of the 9 MMT AVU of the Barauni Refinery Expansion Project will also be laid on the occasion.

PM will lay the Foundation Stone for the augmentation of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG pipeline from Durgapur to Muzaffarpur and Patna.

He will also lay the Foundation Stone for the ATF Hydrotreating Unit (INDJET) at Barauni Refinery.

These projects will significantly augment the availability of energy in the city, and the region.

Health

The Prime Minister will lay the Foundation Stone for Medical Colleges at Saran, Chhapra and Purnia.

The Prime Minister will also lay the Foundation Stone for the upgradation of Government Medical Colleges at Bhagalpur and Gaya.

Fertilizers

The Prime Minister will also lay the Foundation Stone for the Ammonia-Urea Fertilizer Complex at Barauni.

From Barauni, PM will move to Jharkhand where he will visit Hazaribagh and Ranchi.