Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday stated that the rail-cum-road tunnel project to be built below the Brahmaputra river is upfront levels of consideration with the central government.
When constructed, the proposed tunnel would provide unhindered circulation to the Indian Military vehicles towards the Indo-China border, especially within the wake of China’s aggressive device along the Arunachal Pradesh border.
“The rail-cum-road tunnel will connect Misa to Tezpur. We are engaged on this project. Right here is in very reach levels of consideration with the Government of India,” Himanta Biswa Sarma stated.
Himanta Biswa Sarma stated that the converse wooded space division has given the no objection certificates (NOC) to catch the elevated Kaziranga corridor to present protection to the wildlife of the national park from automobile-hit and facilitate their undisturbed circulation.
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“It is miles nearly a truth now. The Centre had asked us to clear the line for the project earlier than December 31 and the converse wooded space division has given the NOC to catch the elevated corridor in Kaziranga Nationwide Park. The project will doubtless be payment at around Rs 6,000 crore,” the Assam chief minister stated.
Primarily essentially based totally on the converse government, the elevated Kaziranga corridor will doubtless be 35-km long and is proposed to be built over the Nationwide Dual carriageway 37 that runs parallel to the southern boundary of Kaziranga Nationwide Park.
Himanta Biswa Sarma also stated that the funding on capital tasks within the converse has been rising.
“The Centre has given us a goal that funding on capital tasks within the converse ought to be Rs 13,000 crore by March 31. However our capital funding is now around Rs 20,000 crore. Construction works of many capital tasks are going on within the converse,” the CM stated.
“We are in a position to total the reach work of Assam meeting constructing by this twelve months. Natty Speciality Well being facility constructing constructing works at Guwahati Scientific College and Well being facility are going on. Construction works of clinical colleges in Kokrajhar, Charaideo, Tinsukia, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Nalbari, Dhubri, Biswanath, Madhabdev Kalakshetra, Guwahati-North Guwahati bridge, Guwahati conference centre, mini secretariat Barak Valley, three engineering colleges, nine model colleges, 209 excessive colleges, 2500 LP colleges six universities are going on. 5 more clinical colleges will doubtless be constructed within the converse,” he added.