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Network Planning Group below PM GatiShakti recommends roadways challenge in Tripura

New Delhi [India], June 9 (ANI): The forty ninth Network Planning Group (NPG) assembly of PM GatiShakti National Master Plan (NMP) has advisable a roadways challenge in Tripura.

Sumita Dawra, Special Secretary, Logistics Division, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, chaired the assembly of the NPG in New Delhi on Thursday.

The street part of Khowai-Teliamura-Harina with a complete size of 134.9 km was thought-about for its enchancment and widening to 2 lanes with a paved shoulder of NH-208 in Tripura. It is a brownfield challenge with a complete price of Rs 2,486 Crore.

The challenge is deliberate with a multimodal connectivity method; connectivity to industrial clusters and a brand new SEZ specifically Paschim Jalefa; environment friendly freight motion; lowered carbon footprint; optimized alignment and logistical effectivity.

The challenge street passes by Khowai, Gomati, and South Tripura districts connecting locations like Khowai, Teliamura, Twidu, Amarpur, Karbook, and Harina in Tripura. It may even not solely improve connectivity interstate connectivity between Assam and Tripura but in addition make stronger the financial and industrial actions in Tripura.

The planning of the challenge on NMP yielded the next key advantages -Enhancing Logistics effectivity: By utilizing NMP, the street size received lowered by 28 km (from 162 km to 134 km), thus decreasing journey time by 2.5 hours.

Enhanced multi-modal connectivity: This challenge Corridor facilitates intermodal transport from Telimaura Railway Station and Manu Bazar Railway Station close to Harina. The proposed street improves connectivity to the Airport at Agartala and the proposed Multi-Modal Logistics Park (MMLP) at Udaipur.

Regional Connectivity: This hall may be very near the Bangladesh border and it will join Bangladesh by Kailashahar, Kamalpur, and Khowai Border Check Post.

Connectivity to financial and social nodes: The street will enhance connectivity to 4 financial nodes comparable to Industrial Cluster round Agartala, FCI depot, and so forth., and 13 social nodes comparable to Matabari Temple, Neer Mahal, Pilak Civilization Museum, Jampui Hills, Ambassa Eco Park, and so forth. Facilitates Freight Movement from Kolkata to North Eastern States (majorly, Tripura, Mizoram, and Manipur) to Bangladesh.

Boost to Industry and Exports Promotion: Project would facilitate the motion of uncooked supplies for Industry clusters in Tripura. The challenge would facilitate the motion of manufactured items like rubber, textile, bamboo, meals processing, and so forth., from financial nodes like i.e., SEZ positioned at Paschim Jalefa, Sabroom in South Tripura District and Industrial Clusters/Parks round Agartala and Udaipur. The proposed street will join North East India to Chittagong Port in Bangladesh. This would guarantee EXIM connectivity.

Development in Tribal Area: Project enhances connectivity to three Tribal Districts- Khowai district, Gomati district, and South Tripura district. The challenge is on Engineering ProcurementConstruction (EPC) foundation below Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Official Development Assistance (ODA) Loan. The rules of PM GatiShakti NMP have been adopted throughout the planning of the street alignment. Alignment of the street is superimposed with information layers obtainable on NMP Portal like railway traces, forests, energy traces, water our bodies, and so forth. The intersections can be seen with forests and different delicate zones to reduce environmental disruptions.

Institutional Mechanism of PM GatiShakti facilitated inter-ministerial consultations by NPG conferences for built-in planning and decision-making. The forty ninth NPG assembly noticed illustration from Infrastructure Ministries/Departments together with M/o Road Transport and Highways, M/o Railways, M/o Ports, Shipping and Waterways, M/o Civil Aviation, M/o Power, M/o Petroleum and Natural Gas, Department of Telecommunication (DoT), M/o New and Renewable Energy and NITI Aayog and from Tripura State Government, to debate on the varied features of the challenge. (ANI)

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