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The Dy.CM inaugurated the mini secretariat office building to cater to needs of the public of Tirap. DCM announced funds for construction of approach road to mini secretariat, and assured to provide funds for construction of remaining blocks of District Secretariat , on request by HMLA-Wanglam Sawin he also assured funds forded for construction of 1 km Khonsa township RCC roads and directed the PWD to undertake the above construction works. Further, on the lines of the education Minister Honchun Ngandam, he assured funds for improvement of DIET, Khonsa. Taking note of the proposal by Agriculture Minister Wangki Lowang he highlighted that funds will be provided for terrace cultivation in Tirap and Longding Districts to replace traditional way of cultivation.

District Headquarter : Khonsa
State Capital : Itanagar
Nearest Railway Station : Tinsukia
Nearest Airport : Dibrugarh
How to Reach :  
1. By Train There is no direct train service to Tirap. The nearest railway stations are at Dibrugarh (120 km), Tinsukia (110 km) or Naharkatia (70 km) in Assam . From these places, daily bus/taxi service is available to the district headquarter, Khonsa. It takes approximately 3 hours each from Dibrugarh and Tinsukia and approximately 2 hours from Naharkatia to reach Khonsa. There is a daily Rajdhani Express and Brahamputra Express from New Delhi to Dibrugarh / Tinsukia via Guwahati. The train bookings may be done online at the site www.irctc.co.in. 2. By Bus Both Govt. and private deluxe bus services are available between Guwahati and Dibrugarh/Tinsukia. Night service is also available. Then from Dibrugarh or Tinsukia onwards, buses of Arunachal Pradesh State Transport Service (APSTS) to Khonsa have a daily service. Many private taxis / buses also ply on this route. Khonsa has recently been connected to State capital Itanagar by a daily direct bus service of APSTS. 3. By Air Dibrugarh is connected to Guwahati by air through 2 daily flights. It also has a direct daily flight to New Delhi (Jetlite - www.jetlite.com). From Dibrugarh onwards, taxi or bus service is available. Dibrugarh is also connected to State Capital Itanagar by a daily helicopter (except Sundays) service (operated by Govt. of Arunachal Pradesh). Once a week, the helicopter also lands at Khonsa helipad from Dibrugarh. The time-table is however subject to change and exact prevailing timings may be ascertained from helipad at Itanagar (Ph No. 0360-2243262).
Best Time : September through April
Contact Person : Shri D. Bosai (DIPRO)
Contact Person Phone : 03786-222206
Contact Person Mobile :
Contact Person E-Mail : khonsa@nic.in
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Last updated on: 27-04-2017
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