Panaji, April 27, 2021

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant has said that, the Government will initiate steps to construct new bridge across Valvonti River connecting Karapur and Virdi villages. He said, to have bridge on Valvonti River is a long pending demand of these villagers. Once the bridge is constructed it will fecilitate the people of Karapur and Virdi villages by reducing the distance and also accelerate the space of development.

Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant threw open the newly constructed Shahid 2nd Liutenant Vir Jayendra Jayba Rane Sardesai Bridge in the presence of Shri Praveen Zantye, MLA, at Sankhali today.

The existing pedestrian bridge was demolished and the new two lane bridge of 7.5 width carriageway along with the walk way on both sides is constructed on Valvanti River. The bridge consists of single span, approaches 400 m on Karapur side and 200 m on Sankhali Side. The cost of the project is Rs. 8.12 crores.

Present on the occasion were Shri Gokuldas Sawant, Sarpanch, Karapur Sarvan Panchayat, Shri Mahesh Sawant, ZP Member, Shri Anand Kanekar, Councillor of Sankhali Municipal Council and others graced the occasion.


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