With the improvement in rail, road, air and waterway connectivity, Tripura would be the logistics hub of the northeast, said Chief Minister Biplab Deb on Saturday.
He was speaking after hoisting the Tricolour at the Assam Rifles ground in Agartala on the occasion of 74th Independence Day.
Speaking further the CM said, “Three projects are now underway to link Tripura with Bangladesh through rail, road and waterways.”
“After the completion of these projects, Tripura and the neighbouring states of the northeast would be connected with other parts of India and the world via Bangladesh,” he added.
Speaking further he said, “Agartala tops the Smart City rankings among 10 cities of the eight states of the northeast.”
“According to the Smart City rankings released by the Centre, Agartala was at the 56th place, up from the 74th position, among 100 smart cities in India,” he further added.
CM Deb also informed that to provide employment to thousands of people and to earn revenue, the state government has undertaken ambitious projects and schemes.