Bihar govt to set up solar plants at Kajra, Pirpainty

November 04, 2021

Patna: The state cabinet on Wednesday approved the government’s proposal to establish solar power plants at Kajra in Lakhisarai and Pirpainty in Bhagalpur district on the land earlier acquired for the thermal power plants, state cabinet secretariat department additional chief secretary Sanjay Kumar said.

The cabinet also allowed to amend the energy department’s resolution of December 12, 2010 under which chunks of land had been acquired for the establishment and opening of thermal power plants.

The proposal for integrated development of 20 towns and their allied rural areas was also approved. The towns concerned are Buxar, Kishanganj, Katihar, Sasaram, Dehri, Motihari, Aurangabad, Hajipur, Jamui, Siwan, Bettiah, Bagaha, Lakhisarai, Khagaria, Araria, Forbesganj, Sitamarhi, Madhubani, Bhabhua and Sheohar.

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