Web Exclusive | August 2016
Geotextile tech for Manipur
The State Level Coordination Committee of Manipur—headed by the Chief Secretary as Chairman—has planned to infuse geotextile technology while constructing four roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) with the Manipur State Rural Roads Development Agency (MSRRDA) as the implementing agency. Two of the four roads on which geo-textile technology will be employed are located n Thoubal district while the other two are located in Imphal East district.
The same technology would be applied while constructing/repairing two roads from Khongman Zone I to Imphal-Moreh highway. The meeting also agreed to rope in Indian Jute Industries Research Association to carry out Techno-Economic Viability Study of 31 roads which would be constructed under PMGSY and a number of projects which would be taken up under six divisions of Forest Department.