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Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb met Shri Nitin Gadkari,

Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Biplab Kumar Deb then met Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union
Minister of Road Transport & Highways and Shipping. During the meeting, various key
issues with regards to the development of infrastructure in the state of Tripura were
discussed. The proposal to sanction the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) for NH 44A
(Manu-Shimlung) and NH-208 (Kailashahar-Teliamura) was accepted by the Union
Minister and the work on the same shall soon be initiated on these projects. The
proposal plan for alignment of NH-108B made by the State Government was also
accepted during the discussions in the meeting. Hon’ble Union Minister also assured the
Hon’ble Chief Minister that the maintenance work for the National Highways in the state
shall be expedited and the same shall undertaken by State Public Works Department
(PWD) in coordination with NHIDCL. Also a very important decision with regard the
undertaking of 35km of dredging work was taken during this meeting due to which the
waterway between the Meghna river and Gomati River can become operational. This
decision shall give a significant boost to the efforts being made to make Tripura can
become a new Gateway for entire North-East India


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