ITANAGAR, January 12, 2018: Union Railway Ministry has given the go ahead for a new railway line project from Silapathar to Aalo via Bame and soon survey works will begin in Arunachal Pradesh.
Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu insisted on the railway officers that a railway line to Aalo has to be made a priority as demanded by the people of the area, which he fully endorsed.
General Manager of Northeast Railways (Construction), NK Prasad informed that another new railway line from North Lakhimpur to Ziro has been approved. Chief Minister Khandu also requested the officials to immediately start the survey and investigation works and assured support and cooperation from the state government.
The meeting also discussed on Bhalukpong to Tawang railway line that will cut down the existing road distance from 385 km to 165 km when completed.
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