| Patna |
December 11, 2020 8:52:51 am
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday stated his authorities will look to spice up the manufacturing of ethanol from maize, which is grown in 21 of the state’s 38 districts. He was talking in Patna in the course of the digital inauguration of the brand new Koelwar bridge linking Patna and Ara.
Responding to a suggestion by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Nitish stated the same proposal he had offered to the UPA authorities throughout his first time period was not authorised. “We had approached the UPA authorities throughout my first time period (2005-2010) however they didn’t reply. We’re joyful that the current authorities has warmed as much as the concept,” stated the Bihar Chief Minister.
Gadkari, the Union Minister for Transport and Highways, was nearly attending the bridge inauguration from New Delhi.
The bridge over the Sone river was constructed at a value of round Rs 266 crore, parallel to the outdated Koelwar bridge. Three of its lanes are actually open to site visitors whereas three extra are anticipated to be prepared by June. It would allow smoother motion of site visitors between South and Central Bihar and Jap Uttar Pradesh. Site visitors movement to Delhi can also be more likely to be smoother with the Patna-Ara-Buxar and NH-84 (Ara-Buxar) routes getting linked to the Lucknow-Ghazipur Expressway. Building on the 1.52-km challenge started in 2017.
Earlier, Gadkari, who can also be MSME Minister, stated: “We want a variety of ethanol. Ethanol has the potential of being a Rs 2 lakh crore-industry within the nation…I’d request the Bihar CM to deal with ethanol manufacturing by maize. Our MSME division will assist it.”
Gadkari additionally stated the newly-constructed bridge would supply a significant hyperlink not simply between Bihar cities but additionally between Bihar and Uttar Pradesh and to Delhi.
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