Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (18 February) launched the ‘Mahabahu-Brahmaputra’ initiative and laid the foundation stone of two bridges in Assam.

To mark the launch of the Mahabhau-Brahmaputra initiative, which aims to increase connectivity in the eastern states, PM Modi inaugurated the Ro-Pax vessel operations between Neamati-Majuli Island, North Guwahati-South Guwahati and Dhubri-Hatsingimari.

He also laid the foundation stone of the Inland Water Transport (IWT) Terminal at Jogighopa and various tourist jetties on the river Brahmaputra and launched digital solutions for Ease-of-Doing-Business.