Arunachal PWD Minister Gojen Gadi made the requests in New Delhi on Thursday to Union Minister for State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju who has been appointed in-charge of north eastern region by Union Road, Transport & Highway Minister Nitin Gadkari for his ministry, Gadi said in a statement on Friday.

Pointing out the trail of devastation and damages caused by the flood to various important roads, particularly Itanagar-Banderdewa, Mahadevpur-Boding-Jairampur, Longding-Tisa-Khonsa, Khonsa-Changlang, Pasighat-Pangin, Pasighat-Mariyang-Yingkiong, Gadi had informed Rijiju that the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) amounting to Rs 28.81 crore were already submitted to the ministry.

Rijiju had assured to meet Gadkari immediately on his return from Mumbai along with Gadi for finalization of the proposals.

Gadi would also seek the support of Union Ministers for all road projects of the state, including the ambitious Itanagar-Hollongi four-lane project, and also plead for increasing the relief under national calamity fund considering the excessive damages caused to roads, buildings, standing crops among others.

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