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Construction : Web Exclusive | July 2013 | Source : Construction Update

Bihar govt plans city bus service project

At a recent meeting, the Bihar Urban development department decided to formulate a plan for city bus services in 11 municipal towns including in Patna.

The meeting was attended by Chief Secretary Ashok Kumar Sinha, Development Commissioner Alok Kumar Sinha, Secretary Road Construction Department Pratya Amrit and his counterpart in Environment and Forest department Deepak Kumar Singh.

Besides, the department decided to prepare a river front development plan approved by Ganga river basin authority.

The Rs 245 crore plan proposes to beautify all the ghats in 6.5 km strech from Collectriate ghat to Nauzar on river ganga equipping them with 20 feet wide pathway.

Further, the department decided to set up an Inter State Bus Terminal on a 26 acre land at an estimated cost of Rs 200 crore. The modern bus stand would be laced with all modern facilities and it would have the capacity for entry and departure of 3000 buses every day.

Separate arrangments would be made for parking of buses, autorickshaw and taxis on the lines of existing facilities at Airport in metropolitan cities.

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