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India’s first multi-modal logistic park will be coming up in Assam. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stone for the multi-modal logistics park in Assam today. The multi-modal logistics park developed under the ambitious Bharatmala Pariyojna will be constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 694 crore, an official statement said.
“Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari will virtually lay the foundation stone for the first-ever multi-modal logistic park in Assam tomorrow,” the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said in the statement on Monday.
The Union Minister termed it as a historical beginning that will open avenues for employment and business. He further added that Assam will contribute significantly to the development of the northeastern states.
असम में ऐतिहासिक शुरुआत,
रोजगार व व्यापार की नई प्रभात
असम में बन रहा भारत का पहला मल्टी मॉडल लॉजिस्टिक्स पार्क पूर्वोत्तर राज्यों के विकास में महत्वपूर्ण योगदान करेगा। भारत के पहले मल्टी मॉडल लॉजिस्टिक्स पार्क के विशेषताओं की एक झलक। pic.twitter.com/LBQgrNCIs7
— Office Of Nitin Gadkari (@OfficeOfNG) October 19, 2020
The Rs 693.97 crore park will provide direct connectivity through air, road, rail and waterways to the people.
The event will be presided over by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and will be attended by Union Ministers Jitendra Singh, V K Singh and officials from the Centre and state.
Calling it a historic moment Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal said it will be a big push to Assam’s infrastructure development.
Big push to Assam's infrastructure development!
The nation's first Multimodal Logistics Park is coming up at Jogighopa in Assam, foundation stone of which will be laid by Union Min Shri @nitin_gadkari Ji today.
Congratulations to all on this historic occasion. pic.twitter.com/oZXCLgfuf1
— Sarbananda Sonowal (@sarbanandsonwal) October 20, 2020