Jamshedpur, June 8: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das said that the state has moved into the path of development and for any state to prosper roads and rail connectivity needs to be at its best.
Government is all for development of the state and we will connect all the villages and would lay down roads for inter-state and district wise connectivity, said Das during inauguration of Hata-Musabani and Potka-Kudada Road at Juri Football Ground in Potka around 22 km from Steel city on Monday.
Jamshedpur being an industrial town, roads of the region must be high class and the state government has plans to construct six roads of the district.
Haldipokhar-Kowali road crossing Lailamghati till Odisha Border, Bhuiyadih-Bhula, Jerka-Susni till West Bengal Border, Kanderbera-Domuhani road, Jadugora-Sundernagar road, Rankini Mandir bypass road and Asanbani-Patamda road (Patamda Link) will be constructed for which government has rolled out Rs 300 crore.
Das further informed that government is trying to build inter-state roads which will help in generating more business.
To make Jamshedpur city roads safe for travelling the trucks and heavy vehicles will be directly ridden to National Highway for which a bridge will be constructed over Domuhani River worth Rs 60 crore.
Talking about the railway, CM Das said that the long wait for the people to extended Purushottam Express to Jaipur will be a reality in the next two months while Duronto Express can be boarded from Tatanagar while a train from Jamshedpur to Ranchi will also be flagged off.
He said that in the next two years all the railway projects will be completed. However, CM Raghubar demand time for development from the people of the state saying that we need to fill the potholes left by the past government during last 14 years.
“From the last 14 years only negative politics was done in the state and with majority government we will focus on everything positive with good governance and corruption will be strictly dealt with. In the next 10 years Jharkhand can be developed as best in the world with the amount of natural resources it has”, said Das adding that the 2016-17 budget of the state government will be dedicated to the village, poor and farmers.
Addressing the gathering, Das said that it is a historical day and the long wait of the people has come to end. He said that steps will be taken to ensure that people reap the facilities of welfare programmes.
The CM said that the Government wants to ensure better infrastructure and civic amenities for the people of State and welfare initiatives are being taken in this regard.
He went on to add that the Government will chalk out an ambitious plan for spreading roads across Jharkhand. Das said that high standard quality roads would be grouped in such a way that they would form corridors that connect important localities in the cities and villages across the state.
The Government has earmarked Rs 3000 crore this fiscal on road construction.
“We want to bring investors to Jharkhand and pave way for development. For this our priorities will be to develop infrastructure. In my opinion better roads are way to progress and development. We want to spread the road network of high quality standard. The Government will not compromise on the quality of work at all,” said Das.
The chief minister also announced of work commencing within next one year on ‘Industrial corridor-Golden Triangle’ linking industrial cities of Jamshedpur-Ranchi-Dhanbad.
The Chief Minister announced that by August this year around 18,000 teachers will be recruited, each village will have tele medicine center within next six months, by 2019 state will generate enough electricity to supply to needs of other states, by 2018 all village will have piped drinking water facility and a stadium at Potka.
Jamshedpur MP Bidyut Baran Mahto, Potka MLA, Meneka Sardar, Baharagora MLA Kunal Sarangi, Ghatshila MLA Laxman Tuddu and principal secretary road construction department, Rajbala Verma, DC Dr. Amitabh Kaushal and others were present on the occasion.