Centre releases fund for temporary solution to Assam-Agartala NH road
Agartala : By Our Correspondent
In view of the dilapidated condition of the existing Assam-Agartala national highway road the centre has fiy releases fund for temporary solution or the maintenance, said official source. The official also added that later the Ministry of Road and Transport will take the charge of maintaining the road permanently. The decision of releasing fund has come up in aim to get the vehicles move frey during this monsoon at least.
At the meantime the North Tripura DM Sandeep Mahatme visited NH-8 (44) to inspect the condition of roadway there.
In demand National Highway renovation, common people have already met Governor Tathagata Roy and urged him to take a control over the situation.
Due to National Highway’s deplorable condition Tripura is suffering from acute petrol crisis. Supply from neighboring Assam by tankers has almost stopped due to dilapidated condition of the NH 8 (44) in Assam-Tripura border.
‘No petrol, No diesel’ signs and long queues of bikers waiting for several hours has now become a common scenario in Tripura. The National Highway is the sole route which connects the state to the rest of the country.