"There is not much hope of PM announcing anything new in the package he is expected to announce. His announcement would be a packaging of the existing ones initiated by me and approved by the UPA," Kumar added.

"However, I myself will be there to accord the PM a warm welcome whether we get something new or not," he said while addressing a function after inaugurating the state's longest flyover here. "Welcoming guests is in the tradition of Bihar which we would follow when the PM visits Bihar on July 25," Kumar cited.

BJP has been trying to capitalise on Prime Minister's visit during which he is expected to inaugurate several projects for poll-bound Bihar. Stating that BJP was trying to show as 'gift' from PM all the projects initiated by him and approved by the UPA regime, Kumar said, “One should be large hearted to give something."

He said the new campus of IIT Bihta which the PM would inaugurate was made possible due to his sustained initiative. "It was I who put pressure on the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh not to let the IIT go to South India and provide it to Bihar and he agreed," he claimed.

The state government provided 500 acre of land for the IIT at Bihta. Likewise the Jagdishpur-Haldia gas pipeline whose work the PM is expected to start was approved three year ago during the previous regime.

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