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Longest bailey bridge inaugurated in Tamenglong

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By EMN Updated: Aug 10, 2014 10:47 pm
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Newmai News Network
TAMENGLONG, AUGUST 10

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]anipur Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam inaugurated and dedicated to the people a bailey bridge constructed over Leimatak river under Nungba constituency in Tamenglong district of Manipur on Friday.
The 200 feet-long bailey bridge is the longest one ever built in Manipur.
Works minister, Dr Kh Ratankumar Singh, Chief Engineer, PWD, M Lokendro, Additional Chief Engineer, Ch Tiken and other officials were also present on the occasion.Addressing the function, Gaikhangam informed that a 66 MW hydropower project is to be implemented by Loktak Downstream Hydroelectric Corp (LDHC) at Leimatak soon.
The project being sponsored by the Loktak Hydel project of NHPC, envisages construction of a barrage over Leimatak river at Toushang under Tamenglong district at a cost of Rs 867.77 crore.

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By EMN Updated: Aug 10, 2014 10:47:38 pm