Kohima, May 13 (NEx): Nagaland Chief Minister, Neiphiu Rio visited and inspected the tunnel construction of Kohima-bypass road at Meriema, Kohima on May 13th, 2021.
The Chief Minister was briefed by the Executive Director, Regional Office, NHIDCL, Kohima, MS Doel and General Manager, PMU, Jakhama, NHIDCL, SP Singh. The officials appraised the gathering of the progress of the works, the technical details and shared the various challenges and problems.
Rio also had an interaction with the villagers of Meriema and sought their cooperation and support for successful and timely completion of the project. The villagers assured of their help and support in every possible way.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by a host of Government officials including Principal Secretary to CM, KD Vizo, Principal Secretary, Works and Housing, Menukhol John and Deputy Commissioner, Kohima, Gregory Thejawelie.
The tunnel, situated near the High Court Junction, Meriema, will be 500 metres long with a width of 11 metres and height of 5.5 metres (vertical clearance). The tunnel is part of the two-lane Kohima-bypass road connecting NH-39 (New NH-02), NH-150(New NH-02), NH-61(New NH-29) and NH-39(New NH-02) from Design Km 10.500 to Design Km 21.00(Design Length- 10.500 Km) under the SARDP-NE on EPC Mode (Package II).
(With inputs from DIPR).