Officials from PWD and Information & Public Relations Department along with members of Mizoram Journalists Association General Hqrs. visited the Multi Modal Transport Project undertaken by Mizoram PWD funded by the Ministry of External Affairs and Ministry of Road Transport on 23rd of this month. The road constructed under this project, stretching from Lawngtlai to Zocha River in the Myanmar border, will be 99-830 km long and 12 metres wide. Divided into three packages, the road construction work has been awarded to two national construction companies: M/S Atlanta-ARSS Infrastructure Ltd. execute one package, while the remaining two packages are being taken up by RDS Project Ltd.

PWD Officials and Contractors stated that the refusal of land owners to vacate their lands despite receiving compensation money hinders speedy work progress. The areas under construction are highly susceptible to landslide due to which the width of the road has to be increased beyond the prescribed norms in certain areas. Contractors, under the supervision of PWD officials, are giving their best effort to complete the project within the 4 years time frame.

During the C.E PWD's stay at Lawngtlai, the matter of bad road condition within Lawngtlai town was brought forward to which he responded by clarifying that the Lungei-Tuipang road construction was assigned to the M/S Bengal Prakalpa Nirman Pvt. Ltd. since it was the sole respondent to the Department's tender invitation. The said contractor was summoned and was asked to patch and fill numerous potholes that have emerged along the roads.

The team also inspected the Hnathial-Serchhip-Aizawl road on 24th June, and observed that potholes formed along the road surface had been filled up by M/S Sunshine Overseas Pvt. Ltd. As instructed by the PWD, the contractors have initiated road repair works along Thiltlang-Pangzawl, Keitum-Serchhip, Serchhip-New Serchhip, Chhiahtlang, Chhingchhip. The Department had also assigned the SE (NH) and EE (NH) to set up Camp at Serchhip to closely supervise the ongoing work.


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