Nagaland gets Rs 340 crore for road projects, separate High Court also on the cards

The Centre has sanctioned funds for road construction, while the Ministry of Law and Justice is considering establishing a separate High Court in the Nagaland, said the Chief Ministers Office.

By: PTI | Kohima | Published:September 21, 2016 12:55 pm
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The Central Government has sanctioned Rs 340 crore two road projects for Nagaland and also assured the state government to set up a separate High Court for the state.

The Centre has sanctioned Rs 340 crore for Dimapur-Chumukedima and Kohima Check Gate to Lerie Highway while the Ministry of Law and Justice has assured Chief Minister T R Zeliang to consider establishment of a separate High Court in the State, a CMO release said on Wednesday in Kohima.

Kohima has already been selected for the Smart City project.

Leading a team, the Chief Minister called on Union Law and Justice Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad yesterday and apprised him of the need to have a separate High Court for Nagaland.

The state presently has a a Bench of the Guwahati High Court.

The Union Minister gave Zeliang a patient hearing and assured the Chief Minister that he would take up the matter for consideration of a separate High Court for the state on a priority basis.