Odisha Govt Approves Rs 119 Cr Bridge Over Mahanadi Ahead Of Tirtol Bypoll
Bhubaneswar: With the Election Commission all set to announce the schedule for the two by-elections to Balasore and Tirtol assembly segments,government on Friday approved a Rs 119 crore bridge over the Mahanadi in Jagatsinghpur district.
The bridge would connect Tirtol, Poshal and Sankheswar and benefit around 50,000 inhabitants of Ainta, Gopalpur, Kanimula, Bisanpur, Krushanadapur, Poshala, Bijipur, Saralapur and Tentulipada.
The official notification said that the people had been demanding for this bridge since long. To ensure proper communication and economic development of the area, the government has decided to go ahead with the project, it added.