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 […]

Dilapidated stretches continue to mark NH-37

IMPHAL, Sep 22: Even though the Imphal-Jiribam Highway/National Highway-37 has been improved to some extent, many stretches of it are still in dilapidated conditions causing immense hardships to the vehicles plying on the road, especially to loaded vehicles. A team comprising of representatives of All Manipur United Clubs’ Organization (AMUCO), Rongmei Naga Youth Organization, Manipur […]

National highway a misnomer for Imphal-Jiribam route: High Court

Imphal, August 17 2017: A Division Bench of the, High Court of Manipur consisting of Acting Chief Justice N Kotiswar and Justice Kh Nobin, passed an order regarding the Public Interest Litigation (PIL) case filed by RK Joysana, stating that the condition of Imphal-Jiribam road, in its present state, cannot be considered a proper National […]

Works ministers assures NH 2 restoration work

State Works minister Thongam Biswajit Singh inspected the condition of the Mao section of the National Highway 2 today, and said road restoration work for this section will be initiated at the earliest. According to a release, Biswajit said filling up of potholes along this section especially along the Tadubi to Maram stretch will be […]

PM reviews highway via video conferencing

IMPHAL, Apr 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reviewed the existing condition of Imphal-Jiribam highway together with Chief Secretary O Nabakishore, officials of National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) and the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) through video conference. After enquiring about the existing condition of the highway, the Prime Minister instructed […]

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 […]

PM to review Imp-Jiri road

IMPHAL, Apr 17: Prime Minister Narendra Modi would personally review work progress of Imphal-Jiribam highway which is being repaired by the National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL). The State Government led by Chief Minister N Biren has already issued strict instruction to make the highway traffic worthy by the end of the current month. […]

Imphal-Moreh Highway expansion work delayed

IMPHAL, Apr 12: Even though Imphal-Moreh highway is the only viable route for Indo-Myanmar border trade and it is often projected as India’s road link to South East Asian countries, development work of the same highway has been delayed. Notably, Imphal-Moreh highway is a key section of Asian Highway I. Imphal-Moreh highway is currently a […]

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 […]

NHIDCL now in charge of Imphal-Jiribam highway

IMPHAL, Feb 5: The Central Government has handed over the charge of constructing/maintaining Imphal-Jiribam road to National Highway Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) from BRO. According to a source, the Ministry of Transport and Highways issued an official notice on December 23 last year detailing the transfer of charge to the corporation. The corporation has […]