Sonowal launches multiple projects for development of Bogibeel

01 Sep 2022

Union Minister of Ports, Shipping & Waterways and Ayush, Sarbananda Sonowal have launched multiple projects for the development of the Bogibeel region near Dibrugarh in Assam. In this regard, the foundation stones were laid by the Union Minister for the construction of two floating jetties at Bogibeel and Guijan. Sonowal also inaugurated Bogibeel Riverfront Passenger Jetty.

The two floating jetties at Bogibeel in Dibrugarh district and Guijan in Tinsukia district will be constructed as state-of-art terminals using the most advanced and updated technology.

Both the jetties are being constructed by IWAI over the National Waterways - 2 (NW-2), popularly known as River Brahmaputra. The work has been awarded to Coastal Consolidated Structures on an EPC contract mode. The two jetties are estimated to be built at a cost of Rs 825 billion and are scheduled to be completed by February, 2023.

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