GUWAHATI, Dec 26 - Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) General Manager HK Jaggi yesterday called on Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh at Imphal.
Jaggi was on a three-day visit to Manipur to review and inspect the ongoing Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal new rail line project, said an official statement here.
During the meeting, Jaggi apprised Ibobi about the progress of the project and confirmed that Jiribam to Dholakhal (12 km) section will be commissioned by March 31, 2016 and Dholakhal to Tupul (72 km) by March 31, 2017.
He further told the Chief Minister that construction work has already started between Tupul to Imphal (27 km). He also thanked the Chief Minister for the support rendered by Manipur Government to the Railways for this national project.