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Patton inaugurates road projects under 37 A/C


Dimapur, February 18: Deputy Chief Minister, Y Patton today inaugurated two major road projects under 37 Assembly Constituency.
Speaking at the two different functions during the inauguration of N/Longidang (Niro Range) upgradation road and Yikhum village circular road, Patton said that road development is for every individual to keep connected for the convenience of the people.
During the inauguration of N/Longidang (Niro Range) road, Patton said that the road will now become a lifeline road for the people of Niro range and even neighboring district Zunheboto when shortly after the bridge construction is inaugurated in a month or two.
He said that the bridge construction which is heading towards completion connecting Old Shena and Longidang will now become a business and a commercial road.
Assuring to bring more development, Patton said that it is the will and desire of the people to see more development in the locality, where he sought cooperation and support of the public towards his leadership. He also called the people to reach him with various public grievances and sort out in the interests of the general public.
He expressed gratitude to the Department of PWD (R&B) and contractors during the two major roads inaugurated in Wokha district for timely completion and to the public for their support and cooperation for the development of their respective areas.
The road project for N/Longidang, Niro Range road up-gradation was done under NESIDS (DONER), Government of India while the Yikhum Village circular road black topping project was constructed under iconic program (LADP) 2021-2022.
Er Mhathung Kikon E.E PWD (R&B) Wokha division in his brief technical report said that three years of defect liability will be taken care of by the contractor and asserted that natural calamities are not under the preview.
The department informed that they will keep an eye for maintaining the road for three years, while it reminded the people of N/Longidang to keep checking the drainage for the effective lifespan of the road and informing them to keep the road and drainage free from blockage as it is not accountable under defect liability.
The dedication of N/Longidang, Niro Range road up-gradation was done by Rev. L. Renathung Yanthan, Niroyo Baptist Church, while Er. Kahuli Sema, Chief Engineer PWD (R&B) govt of Nagaland chaired the programme. In another occasion the Yikhum Village circular road black topping was dedicated by Zanben Kithan Pastor Yikhum Village.
(Page News Service)