In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today, the Minster of State for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya has informed that the National Highway connecting Imphal and Jiribam is in traffic worthy condition. The National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL) is currently responsible for maintenance of this road.
Total Expenditure of Rs. 117.29 Crore has been incurred for repair, widening and maintenance of this road during the last three years. An amount of Rs. 161.40 Crore has been sanctioned during 2016-17 for maintenance of this road as per phasing given below:
Rs. 16.12 Crore
Rs. 113.00 Crore
Rs. 32.28 Crore