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Centre approves major road reconstruction, bridge conversion projects for Assam: Himanta

Guwahati, December 2The Assam government has received approval from the Centre for re-construction of road network damaged in Dima Hasao district in this year’s flood and landslides, and for conversion of wooden bridges to concrete ones, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has said. He also said that construction of different road and bridges under various projects, including externally-aided ones, were on in full swing in the state. Chairing a meeting of Public Works (Roads) department here on Thursday, Sarma said the state had been able to get approval for two...
North East

Contractors liable for repair work if road damaged within specified time after completion: HC

Shillong, November 18: The Meghalaya High Court has directed the state government to hold contractors liable to carry out the repair works of roads if a road is damaged or gives way within a specified time after completion of construction. A Division Bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice W Diengdoh on Thursday said, "Indeed, the state would do well to seek a kind of warranty so that the contractors are liable to carry out the repair work if a road appears damaged or gives way within a specified...
North East

Mizoram: Road linking Bairabi to Mamit declared national highway

Aizawl, July 8: A 40-km road linking the town of Bairabi with Mamit district in Mizoram was declared a national highway on Friday by the Centre, an official in Aizawl said. MP K Vanlalvena and State Road and Infrastructure Development Board vice-chairman H Lalzirliana recently met Union Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, urging him to convert the Bairabi-Mamit Road into double lane and declare it a national highway. As assured by Gadkari, the Centre issued a notification, making the road a part of NH-6, the official said. The NH-6 branches...
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