Centre approves implementation of Saraighat bridge project in Assam

The Union Government approved the implementation of the Saraighat rail-cum-road overbridge project on September 29, 2022. The project involves construction of a 1.4 km-long rail-cum-road over Saraighat bridge, connecting the north bank with Guwahati on the south bank of the Brahmaputra River in Assam, at an estimated cost of Rs 9,967.5 million, out of which the NHAI will contribute Rs 3,220 million.