All-weather road for Sanis-Lakhuti

All-weather road for Sanis-Lakhuti
(4th from right) Advisor of Horticulture & Border, Mhathung Yanthan along with department officials and the contractor. (DIPR)
DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 9/30/2020 1:01:28 PM IST

Advisor of Horticulture & Border affairs Mhathung Yanthan launched the up-gradation of existing fair weather road of Sanis-Lakhuti to all weather road on September 29 at Sanis village community hall.

According to DIPR report, while thanking the state government for inclusion of this particular road under PMGSY-II 2019-20, Mhathung stated that it was a fulfilment of long cherished dream for the public of this area. Mhathung elaborated that under PMGSY, a people’s programme, the government of India was endeavouring to set high, uniform technical, management standards and facilitating policy development and planning at state level. This would ensure sustainable management of the rural roads network, whereby Mhathung expressed optimism that this particular project will give better quality of life to the younger generation, and to change the socio-economic sphere of the area.

Lamenting on the lack of developmental activities in the constituency he was currently representing, Mhathung opined that to bridge the gap it required proper planning during his tenure. To address this gap he said that School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi has been roped in to assist on planning process on better infrastructures on health care system, high standard of education, accessibility to clear water, good housing, food and improvement of roads connectivity etc. Mhathung also urged the contractor to give their best effort so that this road turn out to be one of the best roads in the state. He also appealed the public to provide all logistic support to the contractor for successful completion of the project. 

EE (R&B) Baghty Er. Mhathung Kikon in a brief report on the project said that the up-gradation of road from Sanis to Lakhuti will cover four villages, namely Sanis, Yonchujo, Sunglup and Lakhuti with a length of 18 kms with total cost project of Rs.1542.88 lakhs. He added that the road design and specification in existing road width is 6m with carriage width of 3.75m.

Speaking on the execution of the project on technical aspect the contractor, Hachio Patton said, PMGSY was people and risk oriented scheme where the contractor has to maintain the road for five (5) years. He assured that the road will be constructed as per the Detailed Project Report (DPR) specifications.  The four village councils also urged the contractor to construct the road as per DPR.

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