KOHIMA, Sept 25 - The Central Government has sanctioned Rs 340 crore for two road projects in Nagaland and also assured the State Government to set up a separate High Court for the State.
The Centre has sanctioned Rs 340 crore for Dimapur-Chumukedima and Kohima Check Gate to Lerie Highway while the Ministry of Law and Justice has assured Chief Minister TR Zeliang to consider establishment of a separate High Court in the State, a CMO release said here recently.
Kohima has already been selected for the Smart City project.
Leading a team, the Chief Minister called on Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad recently and apprised him of the need to have a separate High Court for Nagaland. The State presently has a Bench of the Gauhati High Court.
The Union Minister gave Zeliang a patient hearing and assured the Chief Minister that he would take up the matter for consideration of a separate High Court for the State on a priority basis. � PTI