The union government-sponsored water supply project in Kohima, Nagaland, is in the advanced stage and it may be completed in all respects before March 2014 provided funds are made available. The project, which received Rs 46.26 crore funding from the union urban development ministry, will supply additional water to the town in
The Union government on May 23 approved the 4-laning of Dimapur-Kohima National Highway in Nagaland at a total cost of Rs 1,089.87 crore. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved the implementation of the project of 4-laning of the Dimapur-Kohima section from 124.1 km to 172.9 km of NH-39, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said in Delhi. This project is under the special Accelerated Road Development Programme (SARDP-NE) in North Eastern Region, he said.
In order to control migration of rural people to cities and thereby prevent congestion in urban areas, the Nagaland government plans to create satellite model towns in all district headquarters. Kohima and Dimapur are said to be congested because of migration of people from rural areas. The proposed satellite model towns are intended to provide an alternative to people of the interior districts to look for better avenues in their respective districts instead of m
Nagaland Minister for Roads & Bridges, Kuzholuzo (Azo) Nienu on July 16 stated that commencement of works for the proposed Foothill Road connecting various districts bordering Assam is slated to start by October of this year. The commencement of works would start simultaneously in six (6) divisions and that the stipulated time of completion is two years. Azo announced this in the Nagaland Legislative Assembly in Kohima.
In Nagaland's capital Kohima, the much awaited project for widening of road and construction of retaining wall at mission compound, near Ura Academy Kohima village, taken up in the month of August 2013, has been completed in last September.
As President Pranab Mukharjee is scheduled to visit the Nagaland's capital Kohima, authorities concerned are gearing up to give a facelift to the roads. The city's roads were in a sorry state. With the President geared to visit and take some of the disabling routes that connect Kohima city, and the city to other districts, work to touch some of them up has been promised to begin.
Nagaland capital Kohima city's parts are going to be connected by cable cars by ferrying people from one place to the other in the city. The project will be implemented in association with a local partner under the guidance of architect Alfredo Brillembourg, who chairs architecture and urban design at the Swiss Institute of Technology in Zurich.