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Chief Minister laid the Foundation Stone and Inaugurated Jharkhand's Longest Bridge

  • 31 Oct 2023
  • 1 min read

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On October 30, 2023, Chief Minister Hemant Soren inaugurated the state's largest bridge built over the Mayurakshi river at Kumdabad in Dumka. He also laid the foundation stone and inaugurated 21 other schemes to be constructed and constructed at a cost of Rs 543 crore.

Key Points:

  • Built at a cost of Rs 198 crore, the bridge has a length of 2.34 km. The bridge has been named as Dishoom Guru Shibu Soren Setu.
  • Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, the Chief Minister said that with the construction of the bridge, the movement of people of dozens of villages of Dumka Masliya and Raneshwar blocks will be easier.
  • The construction of the bridge will not only reduce the distance between West Bengal, Ranchi, Jamtara and Nala, but it will also lead to economic and tourism development.
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