Aware, Awake & Arise: Issues that concern the region

Thursday, July 3, 2008

India Plans 310 Billion Rupee Spending to Build Northeast Roads

By Bibhudatta Pradhan
India plans to invest about 310 billion rupees ($7.2 billion) by 2012 to build roads in the nation's northeast, improving connectivity with the states bordering China, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. The government will also build airports and railway links to all state capitals of the region, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said, inviting private investment in the region.

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