Govt approves Rs 780 crore project for upgradation of Kargil Zanskar road
Union Government has approved a 780 Crore rupees project for upgradation of Kargil Zanskar road. The 2 lane Kargil Zanskar NH 301 road is sanctioned under EPC mode.
AIR correspondent Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari approved the upgradation of the 780 Crore project. Zanskar- Kargil road was declared National Highway in 2017 by the Centre. This road from Zanskar valley, also connects Suru valley, Sankoo valley of Kargil Ladakh with the Highway. The road will be a key for economic development of the remote region of Ladakh.
MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyail said, Modi government is fulfilling the major assurances given to Ladakh. After becoming Union Teritory the pace of progress has been multiplied by initiation of various projects like Zojjila Tunnel Construction, Improved Air Connectivity and increase in the total road length by sanctioning various projects under CRF, PMGSY and other schemes.