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Rajkhowa visits vulnerable areas in capital

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  12 Jun 2016 12:00 AM GMT


Itagar, June 11: Continuing his efforts in improving the conditions of the roads in the state, Governor J P Rajkhowa today made a field visit to the landslide vulnerable points in various routes of the state capital.

He made on-the-spot visits of the bridge points at Papu llah, near Petrol Pump and Niba Hospital and interacted with the chief engineers on the sites, an official report said.

Chief Engineer (Highways) Bora Ete and Western Zone PWD CE ni Taki briefed the governor on the continuing progress of the works.

Rajkhowa advised them to widen the water outlet so that there is free flow of streams, running under the bridges. He also suggested for concrete walls to prevent erosions near the bridges and roads.

The CE (Highways) informed that the works of bridges would be completed within ten days. To have a real feel of the progress and experience the quality of the roads, the governor himself drove on the harlagun-Jullang-Itagar Bypass road. He was not at all impressed by the quality of road as in many places, it was found that there were no draiges, carpeting was broken and road is rrow due to landslides.

He advised the PWD (WZ) CE to submit proposal for the road at the earliest to the government for budget provision as it is the only alterte route available on blockage of the main Itagar-harlagun highway.

Rajkhowa also stressed that all the road projects in the state must be implemented without any compromise in quality and quantity. “There must be excellence in work, use of standard materials and execution absolutely according to the laid out specifications and CPWD norms,” he said. Driving through the sector roads, the governor was delighted to note that the denizens of the Capital Complex has obliged to the appeal of Capital Complex DC in making the city clean and said that a good beginning has been made. He expressed hope that people of the city and state would continue to keep their colonies, sectors and town clean, the report added.

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