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Bihar has unlimited potential! It can invigorate the entire nation. Bihar’s development is a top priority. India will fully develop only when the Eastern part of India develops.” – PM Narendra Modi

Sectors

Amount

Highlights

Farmer’s Welfare

 

Rs 3,094 cr

· Up-gradation of Rajendra Prasad Agriculture University to Central University, creation of new Research Centre

· Development of Fisheries, Farm water management, Storage capacity, Farm mechanisation, Seed production systems

· Construction of new Godowns for foodgrains

Education

Rs 1,000 cr

· Central University near Bhagalpur

· IIM at Bodhgaya

Skill Development

Rs 1,550 cr

· Establishment of Mega Skill University

· Training of 1 lakh youth

Health

Rs 600 cr

· Up-gradation of 3 medical colleges at Patna, Bhagalpur, Gaya

Electricity

Rs 16,130 cr

· 1,300 MW new power plant at Buxor

· Electrification of villages under Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Vidyut Yojana (sufficient for farms, uninterrupted for homes)

· Electrification of towns-cities under Integrated Power Development Scheme

Rural Roads

Rs 13,820 cr

· 22,500 kms of Rural Roads

Highways

Rs 54,713 cr

· 2,775 kms of National Highways (four-laning & widening)

· Construction of Bridges (across Ganga, Sone, Kosi)

· Construction of 12 Rail overbridges

Railways

Rs 8,870 cr

· Doubling and Tripling of 676 kms of Railway line

· Electrification of 574 kms

Airports

Rs 2,700 cr

· Construction of new airport at Patna

· Development of airports at Gaya, Raxaul, Purnea

Digital Bihar

 

Rs 449 cr

· Software Technology Parks, Rural BPOs, Training Centres

· 1,000 new Mobile towers to increase coverage and quality

· 30 WiFi hotspots across prominent tourist places

· Common Service Centres to be scaled up from 8,800 to 26,000

Petroleum & Gas

Rs 21,476 cr

· Expansion of Barauni Refinery + new Petrochemical Plant

· Construction of Gas pipelines, new LPG plants and massive expansion in domestic LPG connections

· Petrol-Diesel pipeline from Raxaul to Nepal

Tourism

Rs 600 cr

· Development of 7 Tourist circuits

Total

Rs 1,25,003 cr

 

 

Other Investments

Category

Amount

Unspent amount of 2013 Package (of Rs 12,000 cr)

Rs 8,282 cr

Ongoing works of National Highways      

Rs 12,375 cr

UMPP (Ultra Mega Power Project) in Banka       under PPP

Rs  20,000 cr

Total

Rs  40,657 cr

 

Tax Relief on new Capital Investment for galvanizing Industrial Development

 

Prime Minister’s Bihar Package over and above on-going national social sector schemes: Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana, Sukanya Samruddhi Yojana, MUDRA, Free LPG connections to BPL, Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan and so on

 

 

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April 19, 2021
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PM Modi appreciates the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic
It is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’: PM Modi
Despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing. The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic.

PM Modi appreciated the way the pharma industry is working even in such trying conditions.

PM Modi remarked that it is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’. He said essential medicines were made available to more than 150 countries around the world during the pandemic. The Prime Minister stated that despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential.

Noting the second wave of the virus and rising number of cases, PM Modi commended the pharma industry for their efforts to increase production of several necessary drugs. He appreciated them for reducing the price of injections like Remdesivir. To keep the supply of medicines and essential medical equipment going smoothly, PM Modi urged the pharma industry to ensure seamless supply chains. PM Modi also extended government’s support for facilities like Logistics and Transportation.

He urged the industry to conduct more and more researches on threats which can occur in the future along with Covid. This, he said, would help us take the lead in combating the virus.

Seeking cooperation from the pharma industry, PM Modi assured that government is undertaking reforms for new drugs and regulatory processes.

The leaders of the Pharma industry appreciated the proactive help & support received from the Government. They highlighted the efforts made over the last one year in ensuring availability of drugs keeping manufacturing and logistics operational. Operations at the pharma hubs for manufacturing, transportation, logistics and ancillary services are being maintained at optimum levels. The participants also share inputs on the measures being undertaken to meet the overall medicine demand in the country despite the unprecedented increase in demand for some drugs  the COVID Treatment Protocol.

The meeting was also attended by Union Health Minister Shri Harsh Vardhan, MoS (Health) Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union Minister Chemical and Fertilizer Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, MoS (C&F) Mansukh Mandaviya, Principal Secretary to PM, Dr V K Paul Member (H) NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary, Union Health Secretary, Union Pharmaceutical Secretary, Dr Balram Bharagava, DG ICMR, amongst other officers from Ministries / Departments of Central Government.