The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

published - extracts on Nagas from 'Assam Administration Report'

caption: Naga Hills district
caption: Relations with Tributary States and Frontier Affairs
caption: Public Works; roads, bridges, waterworks
medium: reports
location: Kohima
date: 1886
date: 1887
text: 40. The Golaghat-Nichuguard road was considerably improved during the year; low portions were raised above flood level and 10 small iron bridges were erected. In all, Rs.43,990 were spent on this road. The wooden bridges on the Nichuguard-Kohima road were replaced by stone causeways, and a new trestle-bridge was erected 7 miles from Kohima. The new bridle-path from Henima was also completed to a distance of 33 miles from that place, where the work commenced. In Kohima station the waterworks have reached completion and a good supply of water has been made available to the public. Good progress was made in the construction of the fort wall and 27,000, out of a total of 33,000 cubic feet of stonework has now been erected. The roads between Kohima and Mao, Kohima and Wokha and Wokha and Golaghat were all put into good order.