Interacting with officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway officials who called on him at Raj Bhawan, Sharma advised them to put their heads and shoulders together and get it implemented by the Statehood Day, official sources informed.
      
The team led by NF Railway general manager (construction) Rajesh Kumar Singh along with Chief Administrative Officer Subodh Kulsheshtra, Chief Electrical Officer Ashok Kumar and Chief Engineer SC Rajak briefed the Governor on the Naharlagun-Harmuti railway project and other railway projects in the North-East region.
      
The Governor, who has been closely monitoring the development projects in the state, said that the project would be a major achievement for the Indian Railways and Arunachal Pradesh and would serve as a gift for the people of the state on the special occasion of Statehood Day.
     
Sharma also cautioned the railway officials not to compromise on the safety parameters of the project, sources said.
     
He also emphasized on expediting the Bogibeel Bridge project over mighty Brahmaputra river in Assam’s Dibrugarh district, which he said would immensely benefit the people of Arunachal Pradesh, especially people from eastern part of the state and North-East region as a whole.
     
He added that once completed, the bridge would change the entire communication scenario of the region.
     
The GM apprised the Governor about certain bottlenecks in implementation of the projects, sources added.

(Agencies)

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