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.

Oct 20, 2020 19:24 IST

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.

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.

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. 

Significance:

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.

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