Centre to help Nagaland in Expanding Road Network: Dr. Jitendra Singh

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Dr. Jitendra SinghINVC NEWS
New Delhi,
The Central Government will provide every help to expand road network in Nagaland. Dr Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space said this while responding to a demand for assistance in construction of Phase-II road from Chuchuyimlang to Yali via Salulemang, Longra Yangpi at an estimated cost of Rs.38 crore. The demand was placed before him by the Nagaland Minister for National Highways and Mechanical Engineering, Nuklutoshi here today.

Dr Jitendra Singh said, he is aware that the road from Chuchuyimlang to Yali via Salulemang, Longra Yangpi connects three districts of Nagaland State, that is, Longland District, Mon District and Tuensang District. The importance of this road can, therefore, by no means be underestimated, he added.

Construction of new roads and extension of the road network is a boon for the people of remote far flung areas particularly in a state like Nagaland where other means of travel like Railway and Air are not adequately available.

In reference to setting up of a modern workshop-cum-training institute at Dimapur in order to train the unemployed youth with vocational skills, Dr Jitendra Singh said this demand will also be sympathetically considered. He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is particularly concerned about improving employment avenues for the youth living in peripheral and insurgency hit States of North East and therefore

Dr. Jitendra Singh also referred to rain water harvesting and recharging of the ground water for assuring round the year availability of water in addition to ecological and environmental sustenance.

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