Assam: On October 7, Dr.Himanta Biswa Sharma attended a presentation by PKH Singh on the proposed Brahmaputra tunnel.
A total of ₹6550 Crore of funds has been proposed by the state government. The tunnel will connect Jamugurihat (North) and Silghat ( South). The tunnel has the capability to convert the whole transportation system.
Tweet by Assam CM
Glad to attend a presentation by Shri PKH Singh, Addl DG of
@BROindia on the proposed Brahmaputra Tunnel.
The ₹6550-cr tunnel endorsed by the State Govt will connect Jamugurihat (north) & Silghat (south) and has the potential to transform the entire communication scenario Assam.
Similar tunnel construction acknowledged by CM
On a similar note the Indian Army has also planned a tunnel just like the Atal Tunnel under the Brahmaputra river for unhindered motion of its vehicles, acknowledged by CM Himanta Biswa Sarma.