Construction work of Barak and Makru bridges along NH37, Imphal and Jiribam

Beginning of construction work of Barak and Makru bridges along National highway 37, Imphal and Jiribam at the location of their foundation stones by N Biren Singh, Chief Minister of Manipur on October 12, 2017. Photos by : Laishram Ranbir

Leisha Latpa performed for Barak, Makru bridges

Imphal, October 12 2017: Leisha Latpa (Bhoomi Puja) ritual was performed today for construction of Imphal-Jiribam highway’s Barak and Makru bridges with RCC . Speaking at the occasion, Chief Minister N Biren stated that the previous (Central) Governments did not sanction a single rupee for construction of the two key bridges during the past 40/50 […]

LPG bottling goes on in full swing

Imphal, October 11 2017: With the State’s biggest festival Ningol Chakkouba approaching fast, the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has been investing maximum efforts to ensure availability of LPG refills in sufficient numbers. Since October 3, LPG bottling operation has been going uninterrupted at the Sekmai bottling plant, not sparing even Sunday, informed a source . […]

House clears 4 demands of over Rs 1400 cr after heated debate ; Oppn takes fight to Treasury bench

Imphal, July 24 2017: The Manipur Legislative Assembly today passed four different demands amounting to Rs 1405.89 crore . The demands passed today were for Transport (Rs 143054000), PWD (Rs 10111789000), Fishery (Rs 335247000) and Social Welfare (Rs 3448872000) . The demands were tabled for discussion and clearance of the House by Deputy Chief Minister […]

Biswajit inspects Imp-Jiri route

IMPHAL, Apr 25: Works Minister Th Biswajit along with PWD Chief Engineer (Building), Chief Engineer (National Highways) and other engineers and Manager of National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) inspected the ongoing construction works along National Highway 37 today. Speaking to media persons, the Works Minister said that the inspection has been carried out […]

Hectic work begins on Imp-Jiri highway

IMPHAL, Apr 1: With a view to ensure smooth traffic by the first week of May, development works have been initiated along Imphal-Jiribam highway (NH 37) which is one of the two lifelines of the State. Notably, the people of Manipur and successive State Governments were not happy with the way BRO was constructing and […]

Repairing work of Imphal-Jiribam highway Complete by April end : CM to NHIDCL

IMPHAL, Mar 22: Chief Minister N Biren has instructed the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) to complete repairing dilapidated portions of Imphal-Jiribam by the end of April before the onset of rainy season. The Chief Minister held a meeting with officials concerned this afternoon and reviewed the work progress of Imphal-Jiribam highway. Chief […]

Barak Bridge breaks down, TDC blames BRO

IMPHAL, Mar 3: The Barak Bridge of Imphal-Jiribam highway has broken down again on account of which a large number of loaded vehicles heading for Imphal have been stranded. Speaking to media persons here today, Transporters and Drivers Council (TDC) president H Ranjit blamed BRO and GRSE company which constructed Barak Bridge for its frequent […]

Conspiracy to make Jiri road inaccessible suspected

IMPHAL, Dec 13: In the backdrop of the indefinite economic blockade being imposed on National Highways leading to Manipur, some quarters have raised strong suspicion about some elements deliberately scheming to make Imphal-Jiribam highway inaccessible to goods carriers and oil tankers. Fearing collateral damages to civilians in the event of movement of trucks and oil […]

New dists and Rs 22,000 Cr road package Interesting developments

It is getting interesting. Shortly after the Congress Government here announced the creation of seven new districts, the BJP led Government at the Centre announced a Rs 22,000 crore road package for the State, besides laying the foundation stones of Makru and Barak bridge on the Imphal Jiribam highway to better road connectivity. Granted the […]

Foundation stones of Makru, Barak bridge laid

Jiribam, Dec 11 : Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari today laid foundation stones for construction of Makru and Barak bridge along NH-37.Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, who reached Jiribam by a helicopter, was accompanied by BJP MP Prahlad Singh Patel, BJP Manipur State president Ksh Bhabananda Singh and Manipur Chief Secretary O […]