Lalu Prasad inaugurates mega roads plan in BiharFebruary 27th, 2009 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 27 (IANS) Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Friday inaugurated an ambitious plan to build 36,500 km of roads to connect villages in Bihar.
At a function here Lalu inaugurated the plan to connect villages under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY).
Lalu said the programme is estimated to cost Rs.163 billion. Union Minister for Rual Development Raghuvansh Prasad Singh was alo present at the function, an official release said.
The release said that over 18,000 villages would be connected by the programme.
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