New Delhi, July 22, 2019:
The work of construction of four-lane bridge including approaches over river Brahmaputra between Dhubri on North Bank in Assam and Phulbari on South Bank in Meghalaya is being taken up with loan assistance from Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).
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The estimated cost of this work is Rs. 4,997.04 crore. The construction period is 7 years and 9 months and the projected date of completion is in the year 2026-27.
The work falls under the project ‘North East Road Network Connectivity Improvement Project’. National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, is the executing agency.
This was stated by the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari, as a reply in Rajya Sabha today.
It is to be mentioned that among the development of connectivity in the state, Bogibeel was one of the latest development.