Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein have approached to Union Minister for Railways, Ashwini Vaishnaw at his Rail Bhawan Office in New Delhi on 26th April 2022, to examine about the rail route projects in Arunachal Pradesh.

Mein Have mentioned the Union Minister to begin the Murkongselek to Pasighat new Broad Gauge Line project in Arunachal Pradesh at the earliest. He notified the Union Minister that land obtaining for the Murkongselek to Pasighat Railway line will be settled soon.

Pressing for the project to begin early, he said that the essential line of Pasighat-Tezu-Rupai of 217 kms will reform the correspondence network in eastern Arunachal Pradesh and will likewise facilitate movement of defence forces to the border areas. He had also mentioned the Union Minister to start Rupai to Parshuramkund railroad line all the while saying that the stretch of 90 km out of 217 km of Pasighat-Tezu-Parshuramkund-Rupai will be a lot more straightforward as this part falls in the plains.

In addition, there is rail route line upto Rupai and a Holi journey site at Parshuramkund in Lohit District is visited by lakhs of explorers consistently. The rail route project once finished will upgrade travelers’ inflow to the sacred spot other than working with the explorers’ excursion, he added. He further advised that the Final Location Survey of Rupai to Parshuramkund railroad line has previously been finished.

The Union Minister has guaranteed to actually take up the matter for No Objection Certificate for the rail route projects in Arunachal Pradesh with the Defense Ministry.