Ahead of the General Elections of 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated and laid foundation stone of projects worth over Rs 33,000 crore in Bihar, including the Patna Metro Rail Project. This is seen as a major outreach to people Bihar, where it is power with JD(U).
He inaugurated the Patna City Gas Distribution project. The Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of the Barauni Refinery Expansion Project and the ATF Hydrotreating Unit (INDJET) at Barauni Refinery.
He also laid the foundation stone of the Patna Metro Rail Project through a remote at a function in Baruani.
The first phase of RiverFront Development at Patna was inaugurated and the foundation stone for the Karmalichak Sewerage Network, spanning 96.54 km was also laid by Modi.
The prime minister inaugurated the electrification of railway lines on many sectors and flagged off the Ranchi-Patna AC Weekly Express.
He also laid the foundation stone of medical colleges at Chhapra and Purnia.