Tripura: Crucial meeting held for Indo-Bangla rail system

AGARTALA: To give a push to the proposed Indo-Bangla railway project, a high level meeting would be held in the state guest house tomorrow, official sources confirmed.

A four-member Bangladesh team headed by Director General (DG), PMO, Bangladesh Subrata Maiti has already arrived here to attend the meeting.

On the Indian side, Joint Secretary of Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Mr. Ajit Gupta and Chief Engineer (Construction), NFR Harpal Singh would remain present in the crucial meeting.

As per the plan, NITI Aayog would fund the 15 km railway track connecting Agartala with Bangladesh’s Gangasagar station.

The ambitious project is expected to get completed by 2017 as envisaged by the NFR while IRCON would implement the project.

The Centre has already sanctioned funds to initiate land acquisition process for the Indo-Bangla and the state would start the process.

(Source: Tripurainfo)

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