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Gadkari inaugurates 14.5 km long rail-cum-road-bridge over Ganga river in Bihar

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Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, inaugurated the 14.5 km long rail-cum-road-bridge over the Ganga river at Munger in Bihar through video conferencing recently. The bridge has been constructed on NH 333B at the cost of 696 crore rupees. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the NDA government is committed to empowering every city and village of Bihar with better connectivity. 
 

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, inaugurated the 14.5 km long rail-cum-road-bridge over the Ganga river at Munger in Bihar through video conferencing recently. The bridge has been constructed on NH 333B at the cost of 696 crore rupees. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the NDA government is committed to empowering every city and village of Bihar with better connectivity.   Gadkari inaugurates 14.5 km long rail-cum-road-bridge over Ganga river in Bihar  Gadkari said, one of the major tourist and pilgrimage sites of Bihar, the city of Munger is known for its rich ancient history, culture, education and commerce. He said, with the construction of this bridge, the distance from Munger to Khagaria will be less than 100 km and the distance from Munger to Begusarai will be less than 20 km. He said, there will be a saving of three hours in traveling from Munger to Khagaria - Saharsa and 45 minutes in traveling from Munger to Begusarai - Samastipur. The Minister said, this rail-cum-road-bridge will get rid of traffic jams, fuel will be saved and traffic will accelerate.  Mr Gadkari said there will be an increase in tourism, agriculture and industry, which will increase employment. He said this project will bring progress and prosperity in the entire region, which will prove to be a milestone in the progress of the state of Bihar and the country. The Minister said green fuels including green hydrogen, LNG, Ethanol and Methanol are fuels of the future and his ministry is pushing for the manufacture and use of these environment-friendly substances.  Mr Gadkari said agriculture-based states like Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have huge potential in the ethanol sector. He said, a paradigm shift is going to take place in the automobile sector with thrust on ethanol-blended vehicles, green hydrogen and electric vehicles.  The Minister said, on the 15th of next month India’s first green hydrogen operated vehicle will be launched, which will use Hydrogen separated from water. He said, the Ministry aims to export green hydrogen to the rest of the world and for this production of hydrogen electrolyzers being promoted by startups it will also bolster the employment opportunities in the country. Mr Gadkari said after the large demand of Lithium-ion batteries for vehicles the country is also working on Sodium-ion and Zinc-ion technologies.

Gadkari said, one of the major tourist and pilgrimage sites of Bihar, the city of Munger is known for its rich ancient history, culture, education and commerce. He said, with the construction of this bridge, the distance from Munger to Khagaria will be less than 100 km and the distance from Munger to Begusarai will be less than 20 km. He said, there will be a saving of three hours in traveling from Munger to Khagaria – Saharsa and 45 minutes in traveling from Munger to Begusarai – Samastipur. The Minister said, this rail-cum-road-bridge will get rid of traffic jams, fuel will be saved and traffic will accelerate.
 
Mr Gadkari said there will be an increase in tourism, agriculture and industry, which will increase employment. He said this project will bring progress and prosperity in the entire region, which will prove to be a milestone in the progress of the state of Bihar and the country. The Minister said green fuels including green hydrogen, LNG, Ethanol and Methanol are fuels of the future and his ministry is pushing for the manufacture and use of these environment-friendly substances.
 
Mr Gadkari said agriculture-based states like Bihar and Uttar Pradesh have huge potential in the ethanol sector. He said, a paradigm shift is going to take place in the automobile sector with thrust on ethanol-blended vehicles, green hydrogen and electric vehicles.
 
The Minister said, on the 15th of next month India’s first green hydrogen operated vehicle will be launched, which will use Hydrogen separated from water. He said, the Ministry aims to export green hydrogen to the rest of the world and for this production of hydrogen electrolyzers being promoted by startups it will also bolster the employment opportunities in the country. Mr Gadkari said after the large demand of Lithium-ion batteries for vehicles the country is also working on Sodium-ion and Zinc-ion technologies.

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