In a notable development, Indian Railways has completed work on 75 per cent of Noney Bridge, the world’s tallest railway pier bridge in Manipur. It is part of the 111-km Jiribam-Imphal project. The construction of the same aims to improve connectivity with remote areas where transportation is still a major problem. The work is being undertaken by North East Frontier Railway. The bridge is being constructed at an estimated investment of Rs 3.74 billion. It is expected to be completed by December 2023.