Assam: The Chief Minister has taken up the task of restoring railway and road links with the authorities.

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Guwahati: Union Minister for Railways Ashwini Vishnu has assured Assam Chief Minister Hamanta Biswa Sarma that rail links from Barak Valley, Tripura, Mizoram and parts of Manipur affected by floods and landslides will be provided on July 10. Will be restored to Said.

He added that the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) has promised to repair the Jatanga-Harangajau in Dima Hasao district by the end of this month.
Sarma had met the Union Minister and NHAI officials in New Delhi on Sunday to discuss the damage caused by floods and landslides on railway tracks and roads in the state.

Floods and landslides have killed 24 people so far this year, while 7.2 lakh people in 22 districts are still affected.

In a tweet after meeting the Railway Minister, Sarma said that the ministry has approved Rs 180 crore for rehabilitation of railway network in Dima Hasao district and the work will be completed by July 10.
Sarma had met the Union Minister and NHAI officials in New Delhi on Sunday to discuss the damage caused by floods and landslides on railway tracks and roads in the state.

Floods and landslides have killed 24 people so far this year, while 7.2 lakh people in 22 districts are still affected.

In a tweet after meeting the Railway Minister, Sarma said that the ministry has approved Rs 180 crore for rehabilitation of railway network in Dima Hasao district and the work will be completed by July 10.”Repairing the damaged sections of the main rail link will not only restore the link between the Barak and Brahmaputra valleys of Assam but also reconnect parts of Tripura, Mizoram and Manipur with the rest of the country,” said Sarma. Written

Railway tracks have been damaged at 58 points in the mountainous part of Dima Hasao District under the North Eastern Frontier Railway and have been cut off since May 15.
In another tweet, Sarma said that he had discussed issues related to national highways in the state with NHAI chairperson Alka Upadhyay, including the current condition of the road from Maibang to Harangajao in Dima Hasao district. Which is badly worn in six places.

The Chief Minister said that he called for immediate repair of national highways affected by floods and landslides and timely completion of all ongoing projects.

“I am delighted that the Chairperson of NHAI has promised to open the Jatanga-Harangajau section of the road by May 31, 2022,” he wrote.
Sarma also thanked the Indian Air Force and other agencies for dropping food and diesel from airplanes in remote areas of Dima Hasao, which have been cut off by floods and landslides.

“I thank the FIAF_MCC and other agencies for dropping food and diesel in remote areas, which will help clean the roads and move vehicles,” he wrote.

“Since the initial floods and landslides have affected large parts of Assam this time, I am really happy to receive numerous questions from people who wish to contribute to this cause,” he wrote.

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