NEW DELHI: Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, unveiled several Development Projects in Hazaribagh on February 17. Draupadi Murmu, Governor of Jharkhand, Jayant Sinha, Union Minister and Raghuvar Das, Chief Minister of Jharkhand were also present at the occasion.
PM inaugurated the Medical Colleges at Hazaribagh, Dumka and Palamu. The estimated cost of the new Medical colleges is Rs 885 crores. Each college campus is made friendly for the specially-abled. The modern medical facilities will benefit 1.5 crore people of 11 districts of Jharkhand.
PM laid the foundation stone for four 500-bedded hospitals at Hazaribagh, Dumka, Palamu and Jamshedpur. He also inaugurated four Rural Water Supply Schemes in Ramgarh and Hazaribagh districts. He laid the foundation stone for an additional six Rural Water Supply Schemes in these two districts along with foundation stone for water supply schemes in areas inhabited by Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups at a cost of Rs 500 crores. He also laid the foundation stone for Urban Water Supply Scheme in Hazaribagh. This project will supply safe drinking water to 56000 households.
PM Modi also inaugurated the Sahibganj Sewerage Treatment Plant, and the Madhusudan Ghat, under the Namami Gange initiative and distributed cheques to selected beneficiaries to mark the launch of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme for farmers to purchase mobile phones under e-NAM (National Agriculture Marketing).
PM inaugurated the Only Women Engineering College at Ramgarh. He said that it is the first such college in Eastern India and third in the country that offers engineering studies only women. Further, PM lso laid the foundation stone for the Centre for Tribal Studies, Acharya Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh.