PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh in the present day | India Information
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday (March 9, 2021) inaugurate the ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh – a bridge constructed over the Feni river.
In response to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), PM Modi may even inaugurate and lay the inspiration stone of a number of infrastructure initiatives in Tripura through the occasion.
Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate the ‘Maitri Setu’ between India and Bangladesh at 12 midday by way of video conferencing, the PMO mentioned in a press release. The bridge ‘Maitri Setu’ has been constructed over the Feni river which flows between the Indian boundary in Tripura and Bangladesh.
The title ‘Maitri Setu’ symbolizes rising bilateral relations and pleasant ties between India and Bangladesh, the PMO mentioned. The development was taken up by the Nationwide Highways and Infrastructure Growth Company Ltd at a challenge price of Rs 133 crore, it mentioned.
The 1.9 km lengthy bridge joins Sabroom in India with Ramgarh in Bangladesh. It’s poised to herald a brand new chapter for commerce and other people to folks motion between India and Bangladesh, the PMO mentioned.
With this inauguration, Tripura is about to grow to be the ‘Gateway of North East’ with entry to Chittagong Port of Bangladesh, which is simply 80 km from Sabroom, it mentioned. Prime Minister Modi may even lay the inspiration stone for organising an Built-in Examine Submit at Sabroom.
It’s going to assist ease the motion of products and passengers between the 2 international locations, present new market alternatives for merchandise of North-East states and help seamless motion of passengers to and from India and Bangladesh, the PMO mentioned.
The challenge is being taken up by the Land Ports Authority of India at an estimated price of about Rs 232 crore, the assertion mentioned. The Prime Minister may even lay the inspiration stone of Nationwide Freeway (NH)-208 connecting the Unakoti district headquarters at Kailashahar with the Khowai district headquarters.
It’s going to present another path to the NH-44. The 80 km NH-208 challenge has been taken up by the Nationwide Highways and Infrastructure Growth Company Restricted at a price of Rs 1,078 Crores.
Prime Minister Modi may even inaugurate state highways and different district roads, developed by the state authorities with a monetary outlay of Rs 63.75 crore, the assertion mentioned.
They’ll present all-weather connectivity to the folks of Tripura, it mentioned. PM Modi may even inaugurate 40,978 homes constructed underneath the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (City), accomplished with the monetary outlay of Rs 813 Crores.
He’ll inaugurate the Built-in Command and Management Centre constructed underneath Agartala Good Metropolis Mission, in accordance with the assertion. Prime Minister Modi may even lay the inspiration stone for the event of a Multi-Stage Automotive Parking and Industrial Complicated on the Previous Motor Stand. Will probably be developed at an funding of about Rs 200 crore.
He may even lay the inspiration stone for the widening of the present highway from Lichubagan to the airport from two lanes to 4 lanes. The work is being applied by the Agartala Good Metropolis Mission at a challenge price of about Rs 96 crores, the assertion mentioned.
(With PTI inputs)