Rio pushes for more State roads to be declared NH

Rio pushes for more State roads to be declared NH

Dimapur, June 13: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio today requested Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari for more roads in the State to be included in National Highways (NH).
In a meeting with Nitin Gadkari today at New Delhi, the Chief Minister appraised the union minister of the road condition in the State as well as the ongoing road project in the State. Rio also appreciated the Central Government for sanctioning road projects in the State.
According to PRO (IPR), Nagaland House, New Delhi, the union minister assured to declare more NH roads in the State. He also asked the State to expedite the ongoing project and also to submit the list of important roads in the State.
The Union Minister said je will be visit the State soon to see the ongoing road project.
Later the Chief Minister met Union Minster for Railways Piyush Goyal and discussed the ongoing railway project in the State. The CM highlighted the importance and benefit of railway connectivity in different parts of the State. He also requested the Union Minister for more stoppage time of Rajdhani Express and other railways passing through Dimapur station for the interest of Nagaland and neighbouring states depending on Dimapur station.
The Union Minister assured that he will fully support and look into all the matters raised by the Chief Minister. Further the Union Railway Minister says that the dreams of railways connectivity in all parts of the northeast region will soon see the light of the day.
The CM was accompanied by his cabinet colleagues, Deputy Chief Minister Y Patton, Minister S.Pangnyu Phom, Advisor Imnatiba, Advisor Kazheto Kinimi, Member of Parliament (LS) Tokheho Yepthomi, State BJP president Visasolie Lhoungu, general secretary NPP Sasank Ghatraj, special secretary to CM Abhishek Singh, Principal Resident Commissioner Nagaland House New Delhi Jyoti Kalash and Chief Resident Commissioner Nagaland House New Delhi Dr DK Bhalla. (Page News Service)