Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Jharkhand assembly building and laid the foundation stone for the Secretariat complex. Prime Minister described the building as a temple of democracy where the dreams and aspirations of the people of Jharkhand will come true.
Jharkhand state assembly being dedicated to the nation nearly two decades after the state was formed.
The foundation stone of the building was laid on June 12, 2015 by Chief Minister Raghubar Das, and it has been completed in record time. Built at an approximate cost of Rs. 465 crores, the complex is spread across an area of 39 acres.
An amalgamation of modern architecture and traditional art, it is the first paperless assembly.
Taking a step towards protecting the environment, the three-storeyed building will run on solar energy and have means for water harvesting and energy conservation.
Addressing the gathering Prime Minister Modi lauded parliamentarians for a historic monsoon session that proved to be the most productive session so far.
Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone for the New Secretariat Building at Ranchi. Built at a cost of Rs 1238 crore, it will be spread across 23 Lakh 60 thousand square feet. It will house all 32 departments of the state government. The 4 storied building will have an east wing and a west wing.