Tamenglong DC briefs public on developmental projects in district

black topping from Haipou Jadonang Park to 5th Manipur Rifles gate will be done by December this year.

Towards maintaining transparency in all developmental works in the district, deputy commissioner of Tamenglong district, Armstrong Pame on Thursday briefed the public on several developmental projects that are going on in the district.

The projects included Water supply, Tamenglong-Khongsang road, some HADP works, ground works, 132 KV line, Imphal-Kangchup-Tamenglong road, construction of Makhu bridge and the upcoming Tamenglong-Halflong road.

Terming all projects "jewels of Tamenglong" which would change the face of the district forever, Pame urged all public leaders and representatives from civil voluntary organisations to give support and cooperation to the developmental works.

During the programme, the concerned contractors explained the projects through power point presentation.

To ease frequent interruption of power supply in Tamenglong, the North East Region Power System Improvement Project, Manipur is undertaking construction of power station in the district. The power station will have two new 132/33KV sub-stations and eight augmentation or extension sub-stations along with three new 132KV lines, two 2nd circuits stringing and one renovation of line were awarded under Extra High Voltage (EHV) packages. Moreover, 13 new 33/11KV sub-stations and 29 augmentation or extension sub-stations along with 13 associated 33KV lines were awarded under Distribution Management System (DMS) packages.

Power project will be completed by March 31, 2021 and so far, one 5MVA transformer has been tested and charged on September 30, 2019. Approximately 10 per cent of the construction for 132/33kV Tamenglong S/S has been completed till date and approximately 9 per cent of the construction of 132 kV  Rengpang to Tamenglong line has been completed so far.

Regarding construction of double-lane Tamenglong-Khongsang road, Shivalaya company informed that the road has been shortened from 49 km to 38 km. Work progress is in full swing and will be completed by 2022, it said, adding that In the interest of the general public of Tamenglong, black topping from Haipou Jadonang Park to 5th Manipur Rifles gate will be done by December this year.

 

First Published:Oct. 30, 2020, 8:55 a.m.

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