Centre Yet To Hand Over NH-53 Task To PWD, Delhi Forgoes Idea Of Developing NH-53 Along BOT Model

IMPHAL, May 19: The Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has reportedly withdrawn its earlier proposal of developing National Highway 53 passing through Manipur under the BOT model along with inclusion of the work in Phase-IV of National Highway Development Project (NHDP). According to an official source, the Ministry has communicated to the Public Works Department of the State Government...

Uncertainties Grip NH-53 Development

IMPHAL, May 11: The sudden and unexpected approval of the Government of India to hand over the task of maintaining the National Highway 53, which could in no way be motorable during the rainy season, to the Public Works Department of the State Government and instruction for construction of the road under Bill Operate Transport (BOT) sys- tem under a tripartite agreement, which has come about just after...