CCpur, February 2:A team of top officials headed by L.Loken, Chief Engeneer (PWD) and accompanied by GS Haupu, MLA Singat to Sangaikot TD block on the impending construction of a road from Lamka to Suknu which is a stretch of about 26km. The visit was made in the midst of a near dust storm like situation owing to the lack of a proper road.
Add. CE C H Tiken; SE, Hamat Kumar and EE N.Guite also took part in the inspection tour. A team of media persons accompanying the officials were given a first hand experience during the 26 km ride even inside the comfort of the SUV vehicle.
Speaking on the sideline of the inspection, GS Haupu spoke at length about the potential that the road, if in good condition,will give to the people of the area. He said that the road will connect Chandel, Thoubal and Churachandpur, which will prove to be a gateway for trade with Myanmar and improve ties between India and Myanmar. Meanwhile, the project which will come up soon will be executed in a phase wise manner but officials were evasive about the funding agencies.