PLACES IN NEWS - 2018 FEBRUARY

February 3

Assam Government signs MoU with NBCC for construction of Twin Tower Trade Centre in Guwahati
Assam State Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with National Building Construction Corporation (NBCC) for setting up a twin tower trade centre in Guwahati.
Estimated cost of construction of Twin Tower Trade Centre is Rs. 1950 crore.
Construction will commence in July 2018 and will be completed within a period of 60 months.
Green technologies will be used in various phases of construction. The building design & structure would reflect rich natural heritage and culture of Assam.

February 4

Maharashtra govt approves new wildlife sanctuary at Ghodazari
Maharashtra State Government has approved Ghodazari in Chandrapur district as a new wildlife sanctuary in the state.
Maharashtra govt approves new wildlife sanctuary at Ghodazari.
This decision was taken at the 13th meeting of the Maharashtra State Board for Wildlife.
The meeting was chaired by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
The new wildlife sanctuary will include 159 sq km of Brahmapuri forest.
This decision will not only help in conserving the forest but will also benefit nearly 40 villages in the region on account of consequential increase of tourism related activities.


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