Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar flagged off power projects worth over Rs 7,500 crore and expressed confidence that each household in the state would be electrified by the end of this year.
At a function here where Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi and Power minister Vijendra Prasad Yadav were also present, Kumar inaugurated, laid foundation stones for or dedicated to the public power projects worth Rs 7522.28 crore.
Speaking on the occasion, Kumar expressed confidence that his government would meet its target of electrifying each household in the state by the end of this year.
“Total power generation in the state was a mere 700 MW in 2005 when we assumed power. This has risen to 5008 MW, as per figures of July, 2018. We have indeed come a long way”, the chief minister remarked .