Details worked out for movement on NH-150
Source: The Sangai Express

Imphal, May 16, 2010: Giving a status report of movement of trucks, petroleum products tankers etc to Manipur via the Silchar-Aizawl-CCpur-Imphal, Commissioner of Consumers Affair and Food and Public Distribution, P Vaiphei has slated that the IOC, Imphal has been informed by the State Government to direct all oil tankers, LPG bullet vehicles etc to take the Manipur- via-Aizawl-CCpur-Imphal route.

Towards the utilization of NH-150 to transport goods, the Government had earlier deputed W Shyam, Inspector of FCS to Jiribam and Silchar to co-ordinate the lifting of PDA items including rice, sugar etc from Ramnasar FCT and FCI Jiribam, as well as co-ordinate the movement of goods trucks through the said route.

Vehicles make their way through the dense forest and slushy stretch on NH-150

The DSO of Chura-chandpur, M Ginzasuan has reached Aizawl yesterday as Liaison Officer to co-ordinate the movement of trucks along this route with the authorities of Mizoram, said the statement adding that the Government of Mizoram has promised to extend all possible help.

The DC of CCpur has also reported that the 18 heavy vehicles and 17 light medium vehicles left CCpur for Aizawl, while 4 heavy vehicles, 5 medium and 6 light vehicles left Aizawl for CCpur, yesterday.

Similarly today too, one heavy, one medium and six light vehicles have left Aizawl for CCpur while 6 heavy, 7 medium and light vehicles left Aizawl for CCpur.

Till now 200 bags of cements, 76 barrels of diesel, 40barrels of petrol and 35 bags of Sugar have reached CCpur.

On the other hand, JC Ramthanga, IAS, Commissioner (MOBC) has been deputed as the Nodal Officer to camp at Aizawl and co-ordinate the movement of trucks and fuel tankers will reach Aizawl by flight tomorrow.

Apart from interacting with the Government of Mizoram, he will also request the Central Young Mizo Association for all necessary assistance.

Citing other developments, P Vaiphei said that Commissioner Dr Suhel Akhtar (Reilief and Disaster Management) has left by air for Silchar today and he will be in touch with the Government of Assam and Cachar district administration to ensure free and smooth movement of the vehicles.

The ADC of Jiribam has been liasioning with Cachar Administration to meet the requirements at the ground level for the movement of trucks, tankers and passenger buses.

In addition to this, two officials have been detailed for duty at Sinzawl to monitor and report the traffic at Manipur-Mizoram border.

Liaison Officer M Ginzasuan has also been stationed at Vairengte to be at the Assam-Mizoram border to facilitate the free flow of vehicles while the State PWD has been requested to take up immediate repairing of the bad stretches of road between Singnat and Mizoram border as well as to strengthen the bridge at Suangdoh.

PWD will provide JCBs/Recovery vans on the Singnat-Sinzawl stretch to meet any eventuality for stranded or break down vehicles.