Centre sanctions new rail-cum-road bridge project worth Rs 9.96 billion in Guwahati

The central government sanctioned a project worth Rs 9.96 billion to construct the third railroad bridge over the Brahmaputra in Guwahati. This is yet another initiative taken by the government to increase connectivity in the Northeast and Assam, and facilitate transportation. The new bridge will also contribute significantly to the PM Gati Shakti National Master Plan.