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West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.21

State surpasses rural road repair target

The Mamata Banerjee government has reconstructed 14,416.25km of rural roads under Pathasree, the programme launched on October 1 last year by the chief minister, surpassing its initial target of 12,55...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.01.21

Day’s pay for Ram temple

A senior official in the Uttar Pradesh public works department has begun the process of deducting a day’s salary from PWD employees as “voluntary” contribution towards building a Ram...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

Calcutta  /  Published 19.12.20

Bridge repair at Kalighat, Baghajatin

Two of Calcutta’s bridges, one in Baghajatin and another in Kalighat, would undergo thorough repair that would help the structures bear more vehicular load, the urban development department has ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

March milestone for Tallah bridge

Construction of five piers on the Shyambazar-end of the Tallah bridge and two on the Dunlop-end will be over by March 2021, the state government has decided after a recent review of the pace of work o...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.12.20

Goods carriers set to ply on Majerhat bridge

The newly-built Majerhat bridge will soon be open to loaded trucks and other goods vehicles, which are barred from plying over most flyovers and bridges across Calcutta. Since its inauguration last T...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

5-hour traffic bar on NH10 for repair

Traffic will be suspended for five hours along a 12km stretch of NH10 on Sunday when Bengal public works department will carry out a comprehensive repair of the principal highway that connects Sikkim ...
By in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

Joint inspection of Majerhat bridge

A team of railway officials headed by the chief bridge engineer inspected the Majerhat bridge along with their counterparts from the PWD on Monday to ascertain whether the structure has been built acc...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

30 injured as bus hits NH14 crater and flips

At least 30 passengers, including four children and six women, were injured when a private bus on the Rampurhat-Behrampore route hit a crater about 2 feet deep and flipped sideways on NH14 near Nakpur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

Polls ahead, road repair wake-up siren

The state public works department (PWD) has been flooded with requests from ruling party MLAs to undertake repair on important roads in their constituencies, prompting the department to prepare a list...
By Our Special Correspondent in

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Road repair for 17,000km

The Bengal government has taken up a Herculean task of repairing 17,000 km of roads ahead of Durga Puja after chief minister Mamata Banerjee made it clear to the state administration that all distress...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


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