Union Minister Nitin Gadkari lays the foundation stone for first-ever multi modal logistic park in Assam
The multi-modal logistic park will provide direct connectivity to air, rail, road, and waterways to the citizens of Assam and other parts of the North East.
The Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on October 20, 2020, laid the foundation stone for India’s first-ever multi-modal logistic park in Assam.
The event of laying the foundation of multi-modal logistic park was attended by Sarbananda Sonowal, Assam Chief Minister; Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of the State; General (Retd.) Rameshwar Teli and V.K. Singh and several other ministers of Assam.
Laid the foundation stone of country's first multi-modal logistics park in Assam in the presence of CM Shri @sarbanandsonwal ji, MoS @Gen_VKSingh ji, MoS @DrJitendraSingh ji, MoS Shri Rameshwar Teli ji, MPs, MLAs and senior officials. #PragatiKaHigway pic.twitter.com/tCpayaBJ4t— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) October 20, 2020
Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone of logistic park in Assam:
The Minister of Road Transport and Highways while laying the foundation stone of the multi-modal logistic park in Assam highlighted that the essential steps have been taken for the infrastructure development in Assam. He added that the park will create ample of job opportunities in the state for the youth.
Being built with an investment of Rs. 693.97 crore, the multi modal logistics park will become a milestone in the development of North East. The project will reduce logistic cost and bring global opportunities to the region. It is being developed under Bharatmala Pariyojana. pic.twitter.com/uts8UYKV6Y— Nitin Gadkari (@nitin_gadkari) October 20, 2020
While noting the initiative of Prime Minister Modi, the Union Minister mentioned that the road network in the Northeast region has improved a lot in the last six years of the BJP government.
The country’s first-ever multi-modal logistic park in Assam will be providing employment to 20 lakh people. The park will also provide direct connectivity to air, rail, road, and waterways to the citizens of Assam and other parts of the North East.
Multi-modal logistic park: Highlights
• As per the official statement, the park will be constructed at a cost of Rs. 693.97 crores at Bongaigaon district.
• The multi-modal logistic park has been developed under the Bharatmala Pariyojana of the Central Government.
• The fund for the logistic park will be spent on three components- railway and road connectivity as well as infrastructure and building work.
• An MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) will also be signed in order to implement the project successfully.