From our Correspondent
Itanagar, July 11: Continuing his persistent efforts to see that road and railway projects are completed in time, especially those under Prime Minister’s special economic package, Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen J J Singh today made an aerial survey of the under-construction four-lane road from Itanagar to Gohpur.
Accompanied by a team of officials, the Governor also surveyed the railway project from Naharlagun to Harmuty in Assam besides, flood affected areas in the capital complex and the road block point near Karsingsa, a Raj Bhawan communiqué informed.
Interacting with officials of PWD (Highways), Singh emphasized on proper drainage system while constructing the roads. He pointed out that roads are damaged during rainy season due to improper drainage system. He also suggested for proper alignment of the roads to arrest blockage.
Acknowledging the tardy progress of the railway project, the Governor expressed his unhappiness and asserted to take up the matter with the Union Railway Minister.
Superintendent Engineer (Highways) S Sumnyang informed that formation cutting of the 20.7 km Itanagar to Gohpur road is in full swing. The work, which started in April this year would be completed by September end.
The engineer further said that the Rs 216 crores project is being funded under Special Accelerated Road Development Programme (SARDP) and would be completed in four years.