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‘Northeast needs new road making techniques for growth’

06 February 2012

AGARTALA: To ensure enhanced rural connectivity, growth, investment and environmental protection, sustainable new technology must be adopted in road construction in India, specially in the mountainous northeastern region, experts and scientists said here Monday.

“New, alternative and superior technologies of road construction – including cold mix, tools using public waste, plastic waste, natural rubber, jute – have to be followed to get the better effect,” said P.G. Rao, scientist and director of Assam’s Jorhat-based North East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST)..

Read more: http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2012-02-06/news/31030927_1_road-construction-crri-central-road-research-institute

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Written by csirindia

February 7, 2012 at 10:05 pm

Posted in NEIST

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