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NFHRCC deliberates on foothill road construction

Nagaland News

Dimapur, June 10: The NFHRCC, in its meeting held on June 8 last deliberated upon the ongoing motorable foothills road constructions at sector-wise and identified some hiccups in some sectors.
The Committee resolved to write a letter to the respective villages/areas where some overlapping of works arises for an amicable settlement.
The Committee also identified some vital points with regards to additional constructions of bridges/culverts in certain sectors particularity between Niuland – Huvekhu -Old Ralan Stretch and also to immediately repair the hanging bridge over Dikhu river in Naganimora sectors.
In order to ascertain the clear picture of the ongoing motorable road construction, the committee resolved to have a sitting with all the affected Divisional EEs/SDOs, PWD(R&B) along with the respective Contractor firms with due permission from the CE, PWD(R&B) preferably on June 17 (Friday).
The Committee further re-affirmed to appeal to the competent authority for judiciously utilize the remaining amount of Rs.3 Crore out of the 20 Crore within the foothills road constructions.
Stating that the Committee observed the pathetic road conditions particularly from Athibung to Khelma during their visit to Peren district on April 22-23, the Committee appealed to the State Government and the Department of PWD(R&B) to do the needful (pliable road) in the greater interest of the public.
The NFHRCC also appealed to all the contractors who are dealing with logs/mining and stone business not to ply their heavy vehicles extensively as it will damage the newly constructed road, and also requested the concerned contractors to maintain the road for a common benefit.
It also requested the village authorities in which the Foothills road falls to maintain vigil in their respective areas.
With regards to the Doyang Bridge inauguration, the committee expected better coordination from the Concerned Department and the Contractor Firm respectively as it is accountable to the people in general.
The Committee further requested the respective Tribal Hohos those who are yet to give their financial contributions for exigency fund as appealed to them earlier.
(Page News Service)

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