Construction of a new Bridge over Mechi River at Indo-Nepal border

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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to be signed between India and Nepal for laying down implementation arrangement on Cost sharing, Schedules and Safeguard issues for starting construction of a new Bridge over Mechi River at Indo-Nepal border.

About Mechi River:

  • The Mechi River is a trans-boundary river flowing through Nepal and India.

  • It is a tributary of the Mahananda River.

  • The Mechi originates in the Mahabharat Range in Nepal.

  • It flows through Nepal, forms the boundary between India and Nepal and then flows through the Indian state of Bihar to join the Mahananda in Kishanganj district.

Source: PIB & Wiki