Patna, Sep 13 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated LPG pipeline and reiterated his commitment for development of Eastern India and Bihar where Assembly Elections are slated for October-November this year. Mr Modi, after inaugurating online Durgapur-Banka section of LPG pipeline and two LPG bottling plants at Banka and East Champaran, said in his speech through video conferencing, that his government was committed for development of Bihar and Eastern India.
The Prime minister recalled that he had been saying since long that India could never become a developed country unless development was ensured in Bihar and Eastern part of the India.
Mr Modi said that LPG projects which were inaugurated today, had been completed in stipulated time frame, despite facing difficulties that had cropped up during coronavirus pandemic.
Projects worth crores of rupees would certainly help in accelerating the pace of development of Bihar after its completion and a large number of local people would also get employment, he added.
The Prime Minister said that gas based economy in Bihar would pick up after completion of ongoing LPG projects in the state. Even during Corona pandemic, the pace of growth in Bihar continued unabated and people of the state had worked in this difficult phase, which was really appreciable, he noted.