Modi made the announcement after laying the foundation stone for national highway projects at an event in Arrah, Bihar. He said, “I am here today to fulfill my promise to you. I am announcing a package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore for Bihar. Now you give me your blessings to change the fate of Bihar… Only development will benefit the state and eradicate its poverty. Bihar will touch new heights of development.”
The Prime Minister added that his government is committed to the development and progress of Bihar.