Tag: Gurupriya

Will continue to upkeep the ‘Swabhiman’ of Gurupriya: BSF IG

Bhubaneswar: The Border Security Force (BSF) deployed in Malkangiri district has rolled up its sleeves to ensure that cut-off villages of the region now connected through the newly inaugurated Gurupriya Bridge turns into a ‘Swabhiman Anchal’. Briefing media persons during an annual press meet on operations in Odisha, BSF IG Ashwini Kumar Singh said that […]

Sans inauguration, Gurupriya Bridge opens for public

Malkangiri: The much-awaited Gurupriya Bridge in Malkangiri was opened for public use today ahead of its inauguration by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. However, heavy vehicles have not been allowed to ply on the bridge. The 910-metre-long bridge will connect nearly nine panchayats in the cut-off areas of Malkangiri, benefiting about 30,000 people. Project Director of […]

Congress raises concern over quality of inauguration-ready Gurupriya bridge

Malkangiri: Raising doubts over the construction quality of Gurupriya Bridge in Malkangiri district, Congress today alleged that the contractor-firm and the State government are working hand in glove due to which no action has been taken against anyone despite problems in construction work reported earlier. PCC working president, Pradeep Majhi raised concerns over the quality […]

Amid dense security cover, break of dawn beckons Gurupriya Bridge

  Malkangiri: Armed with sophisticated weapons and gadgets, the Border Security Force (BSF) jawans are toiling hard round-the-clock to keep a strict vigil on the newly-constructed Gurupriya Bridge which has always been under the threat from the Maoists. From patrolling in the dead of the night to keeping surveillance through CCTV cameras, the BSF jawans […]

CRRI to inspect Gurupriya Bridge

  Malkangiri: A 7-member team of the CSIR-Central Road Research Institute(CRRI) from Delhi arrived in Odisha today for a safety inspection of the Gurupriya Bridge that will connect the cut-off areas of Naxal-infested Malkangiri district. “For 3 days we will check the overall construction quality as well the safety aspect. We will also check what […]

Security beefed up as Gurupriya bridge nears completion

Malkangiri: With the much awaited Gurupriya bridge nearing its completion, Odisha has beefed up security owing to threats from Maoists to blow up the project which will serve as a ‘lifeline’ for the cut-off areas of Malkangiri district. As the bridge is expected to usher in development in the remote and inaccessible areas of the […]

Convert main road in sub divisional hqrs to four lane: CM tells Works dept

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed the Works department to convert the main road in all sub-divisional headquarters to four-lane. The directive of the chief minister came during a review meeting on the performance of the Works department at the State Secretariat here. It was revealed that barring Malkangiri, main road in the remaining […]