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ADB to fund Bihar power project

PTI New Delhi | Updated on November 16, 2017 Published on August 05, 2012

Work has started on the Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded project of Rs 650 crore in seven towns of power-starved Bihar for upgrading electricity transmission lines to cut down losses.

The project will be completed by June 2016, said sources in the Power Ministry, which facilitated the loan.

The seven towns selected for the scheme are — Biharsharif in Nalanda (the home district of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar), Motihari, Bettiah, Ara, Buxar, Samastipur and Begusarai.

Published on August 05, 2012
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