BHIMDUTTANAGAR: Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Transport Ramesh Lekhak pledged on Tuesday to commence the construction work of a proposed dry port at Dodhara Chandani of Kanchanpur.

Inaugurating the four-room building of Sharada Saraswoti Higher Secondary School based in Dodhara Chandani, Minister Lekhak had asserted to start off with the dry port construction project.

A project to construct a four-lane cemented bridge over the Mahakali River is being carried on, he said, assuring the commencement of other projects of physical infrastructure in the district.

Meanwhile, the SSHS school building has been built at a cost of Rs 900,000 of which, the construction cost Rs 750,000, was released through the Parliament Development Fund.