The Union Minister announced establishment of a 50 bedded AYUSH hospital in Agartala to give a boost to the traditional medicinal practices in the region.
This will give a long way to provide patient care to the people of the region and help them enrich their quality of life.
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signed an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Land Port Authority of India (LPAI) & Government of Tripura to develop and maintain the Inland Water Terminal (IWT) at Srimantapur near Sonamura in Tripura. The singing in ceremony was attended by the Chief Minister of Tripura, Biplab Dev and the Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and AYUSH, Sarbananda Sonowal in presence of the other officials.
A HDPE pontoon floating terminal was established at Srimantapur near Sonamura in July, 2020. The MoU will help maintain & develop this terminal by LPAI and Tripura Govt. The LPAI will operate and manage the facilities for cross border movement of passengers and EXIM cargo.
The floating jetty would be integrated into the overall operation of the ICP. It is to be noted that a cargo trial movement from newly declared port of Call route from Daudkandi in Bangladesh to Sonamura in Tripura, India. The Hydrographic survey between Srimantapur and Udaipur was also completed by IWAI in January, 2022.