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telegraphindia.com 12 Sep, 2021 20:00 am

Prod to Bengal government for NH10 repair

Prod to Bengal government for NH10 repair
Although a national highway, the NH10 division of state PWD maintains the road from Sevoke, some 25km from here, till Rongpo in Sikkim

Prod to Bengal government for NH10 repair Although a national highway, the NH10 division of state PWD maintains the road from Sevoke, some 25km from here, till Rongpo in Sikkim 29th Mile, some 60km from Siliguri, which is the most landslide-prone zone along NH10.21, 12:50 AM The dilapidated condition of several stretches of NH10, worsened by the battering from recurring landslides, has prompted state PWD officials to send a proposal to Nabanna, seeking funds for immediate repairs.Advertisement Although a national highway, the NH10 division of state PWD maintains it from Sevoke, some 25km from here, till Rongpo in Sikkim.Funds for the highway’s upkeep, however, flow from the Centre as the state PWD works solely as an agency.

As no move has been made by the Centre for revamp, we have sent a proposal to the state stating some immediate measures are required to prevent halt in traffic owing to landslides,” said an official of the NH10 division of state PWD.Also, being residents of this country, we deserve a decent national highway.

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