Assam Govt Pushes Plan For Airport Construction At Barak Valley

30 playgrounds will be built in the Barak valley area under Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana
30 playgrounds will be built in the Barak valley area under Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana
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Guwahati, March 3, 2019

The Assam government is in touch with the civil aviation ministry for setting up another airport at the Barak valley. This was informed by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. He laid the foundation stone for setting up a mini secretariat at Silchar on March 2nd, 2019.

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“Projects to boost connectivity has been implemented with a view to achieving the transformation to transportation. The government is in touch with the civil aviation ministry for setting up another airport at the Barak valley. Silchar will be expanded and developed in the line of the state capital region,” he said.

He added, “The government has started work on constructing of 2,000 km road in the valley area. A total of 120 wooden bridges are being converted into concrete bridges also.”

Sonowal also informed that around 30 playgrounds will be built in the Barak valley area under Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana. He also laid the foundation stone for building a new auditorium-cum-district library at Silchar, a sports stadium at Silchar Police Parade Ground, a cultural and research centre, and for constructing a RCC bridge over river Barak near Itkholaghat.