Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi said on February 3 that a 'Road Maintenance Policy will be ready for construction of new roads and upkeep of existing ones in Bihar. The NDA government in Bihar has been giving top priority to construction of roads and has declared 4,857 km as state highways. Work is in progress on a 387 km stretch, he added.
The State government claims that except for Kisanganj, road journey from any district headquarters to capital Patna could be made within six hours.
At a function in Patna, Modi said the State government has also been making sincere efforts to augment power availability in the state.