Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal Rail project -Northeast Frontier Railway GM.
Imphal: General manager of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) HK Jaggi called on Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh at Imphal on Friday and apprised him of the progress on the Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal rail project.
Jaggi was on a three-day visit to Manipur to inspect the ongoing project. The Jiribam to Dholakhal (12 km) stretch will be commissioned by March 31, 2016, and the Dholakhal to Tupul (72 km) stretch, by March 31, 2017, he informed Ibobi Singh. He further informed the chief minister that construction work has started between Tupul and Imphal (27 km) and thanked him for supporting the railways for the national project.
Ibobi Singh promised Jaggi of further help and cooperation and requested further extension of the rail network in Manipur from Imphal to Senapati and Churachandpur.