Police opened fire on the agitating mob who allegedly started pelting stones and attempted to block the National Highway-8.
The road transport minister said there will be quantum jump in development of tourism, economic and international connectivity of the region.
Tripura has water supply schemes in all 1,178 villages.
Prasain is the third faculty member of Manipur University appointed as vice-chancellor of a university outside the state.
Of the 242 COVID-19 cases, 165 patients have recovered and discharged, while three others have migrated to other states.