Uttarakhand: Work Starts On Rs 18,000 Crore Road Network Project Connecting Areas Along China BorderAn Indian Village near the China border (Uttarakhand Traveller/Facebook)

Work has begun on the Rs 18,000 crore project to set up a road network to the areas along the China border in Uttarakhand, Amar Ujala has reported.

Director General of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Lt Gen Harpal Singh met with Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat to discuss the progress of the project.

According to the report, Rawat said that the road project is extremely necessary to enhance the security in bordering areas of the state. He said that the state government will consider BRO’s demand to provide 20-acre land in Haridwar for the project headquarter.

The roads which are being built under the project include Baijnath-Tharali-Karnprayag road, Ascot-Dharchula-Malpa road, Kapkot-Munsyari road, Seraghat-Jauljibi road, Mana-Moosapani-Mana Pass road and Joshimath-Malari road.

The roads are not only strategically important for the army but will also provide much-needed connectivity to the villages along the Indo-China border in the state.

An Appeal...

Dear Reader,

As you are no doubt aware, Swarajya is a media product that is directly dependent on support from its readers in the form of subscriptions. We do not have the muscle and backing of a large media conglomerate nor are we playing for the large advertisement sweep-stake.

Our business model is you and your subscription. And in challenging times like these, we need your support now more than ever.

We deliver over 10 - 15 high quality articles with expert insights and views. From 7AM in the morning to 10PM late night we operate to ensure you, the reader, get to see what is just right.

Becoming a Patron or a subscriber for as little as Rs 1200/year is the best way you can support our efforts.

Become A Patron
Become A Subscriber
Advertisement