Hanging Bridge

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The Hanging Bridge that connects the two sides of river Nagavali, which providing connectivity to the poor rural tribal population, a 151-metre suspension bridge, the second of its kind in the state.
About 20,000-odd tribal villagers residing in nine panchayats, on either side of the Nagavali river, located at the outskirt of the town has certainly brought them closer to the Rayagada town.

It is Designed by Karnataka-based Bharat Grama Sethu Pratisthan Chief Girish Bhardwaj the work was ascribed to Odisha Police Housing corporation by the district administration, which worked out more than one crore project.

Designed by Karnataka-based 'Bharat Grama Sethu Pratisthana' Chief Girish Bhardwaj, the project was entrusted to Odisha Police Housing Corporation by the District Administration. The estimated cost of the bridge is 1.5 Crores under the Integrated Action Plan (IAP) for the Maoist-prone areas. Villagers of eight Panchayats had been making a detour via Kolnara, 25 km from the area to reach the nearby town Rayagada.Three years back the villagers, with the help of SHG made a bamboo bridge to solve the problem of communication. They would now need to travel just 5 km  to reach Rayagada


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