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Rural connectivity vital to prosperity in North East

05 February 2012

DIMAPUR: Roads are integral to the growth of societies and it is imperative for North Eastern states to embrace the many new alternative and superior technologies of road construction including cold mix, public waste and jute. 
“This would not only ensure enhanced rural connectivity – critical for growth – but also give a much-needed push to the Central Government funded scheme Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY), which aims to provide connectivity to all unconnected habitations in the rural areas in a time bound manner. Experts and senior scientists from Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), North East Institute of Science & Technology and Tripura Public Works Department echoed these concerns at a seminar on “Sustainable Technologies for Road Construction in North East” on Friday in Agartala. They lauded the good progress made by Assam in use of cold mix technology in rural road construction and said other states should follow,” stated a press note issued by Rituparna Madhukalya and Ankita Das of GreyMatters Communications & Consulting…..

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Written by csirindia

February 6, 2012 at 10:57 am

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