Union Minister Nitin Gadkari launched 11 road and river development projects worth over three thousand crore rupees in Bihar.
He inaugurated two road projects worth over 274 crore rupees in East Champaran and West Champaran districts.
Addressing the gathering at Bagaha in West Champaran, Mr Gadkari said, after completion of these projects, East-West corridor will be connected to the international border of Nepal.
Besides, there will be a direct and easier road connection between Ayodhya and Janakpur in Nepal.
Mr Gadkari also laid foundation stones of two national highways projects in Raxaul and four others at Bagaha and West Champaran. The Minister also initiated the development of 300-kilometre long river route from Hajipur to Triveni Ghat under dredging work in Gandak river for facilitating water transport.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said, these projects will create huge job opportunities.