PWD to repair roads ahead of Sangai Festival
Pothashang News Service
Imphal, Nov 6: State public works department is set to repair the Tiddim road ahead of the upcoming Manipur Sangai festival.
Chief Engineer of National Highway and Buildings, PWD, N. Noren Singh today announced the repairing of the Tiddim road will be completed ahead of the Manipur Sangai Festival during a media interaction at his office chamber.
He said potholes on Tiddim road will be repaired by November 15. Rpairing works of the Tiddim road were halt due to the heavy rains and bad weather conditions in the state but his department is trying their best to fill up the potholes and repair the condition of roads in-order to provide good roads for the public conveniences.
Recently some local dailies had published that there are more than 20 potholes on the road stretch of Imphal to Keibul Lamjao at such a crucial hour which is very unfortunate while his department is putting their sincere and best effort to fill up all the potholes and repair the road stretch of Tiddim road. Such de-motivating information should not be published by the local dailies which can tarnish the image of the engineers in front of the public when they putting their best effort to complete the pending works left behind due to the bad weather condition ahead of the festival, said Noren.
Noren also assured to repair the potholes and the road condition of Imphal-Mao and Imphal-Moreh roads within the next two to three months. Efforts are on to convert the old Lokchao Bridge which is still in existence since World War 2 into an Reinforced Cement Concrete Bridge, added Noren.