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Agartala – Akhaura Rail UPSC NOTE

 What is Agartala-Akhaura rail link about?

  • The 12.24 km long rail line constituting of about 6.78 km dual gauge rail line in Bangladesh and 5.46 km in Tripura, would link the latter to Akhaura in its immediate neighbourhood and thereby, its broader rail network. 

  • Nischintapur in West Tripura would serve as the international immigration station, that is, provide facilities to process immigration-related scrutiny for passengers

  • Additionally, in September, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) had declared Nischintapur as a Land Customs Station (LCS). 

  • It refers to any notified place meant for the clearance of goods imported or to be exported by land or inland water.

  • The project would also reduce the travel time between Agartala and Kolkata from about 31 hours at present to 10 hours

  • The existing commute distance between the two cities is 1,581 km and a requires a re-route via Guwahati and Lumding in Assam. This would be curtailed to 460 km.

What is the importance of Nischintapur in West Tripura

  • Nischitapur in West Tripura is an important town due to its strategic location on the border with Bangladesh. 

  • It is also the headquarters of the Nischintapur sub-division and is home to a number of government and educational institutions.

  • Nischitapur is also gaining importance as a trade and transit hub

  • The Agartala-Akhaura rail link, which is currently under construction, will connect Nischitapur to Akhaura in Bangladesh.



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Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam: Agartala – Akhaura Rail UPSC NOTE
Agartala – Akhaura Rail UPSC NOTE
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
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