World Bank, GoI and Meghalaya Govt. signs Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project

The operation will also support the state government's "Restart Meghalaya Mission" to revive and promote development activities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Updated: Nov 23, 2020 01:05:37 pm

World Bank, GoI and Meghalaya Govt. signs Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project

21 November 2020 Current Affairs:

The government of India, the government of Meghalaya and the World Bank signed a $120 million project to improve and modernize the transportation sector in Meghalaya.

Highlights:
♦ The project will improve approximately 300 kilometres of strategic road sections and independent bridges through the use of innovative, climate-resilient, nature-based solutions.
♦ It will support innovative solutions, such as precast bridges, to reduce construction time and costs.
♦ MITP will help Meghalaya develop reliable, climate-resistant and safe roads, which are vital to the state’s economic development.
♦ About half of the state's 5,362 residential areas lack transportation links.
♦ The operation will also support the state government's "Restart Meghalaya Mission" to revive and promote development activities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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