15 May, 2021

Border’s An Infra-Push Away

India is improving road and rail connectivity with the China border to enable quick mobilisation of troops and better defence

Closing The Gap
The Dhola-Sadiya bridge in Assam
Photograph by PTI
Border’s An Infra-Push Away
outlookindia.com
2017-08-19T11:14:58+05:30

Strategic Infrastructure To Improve Connectivity With Sino-Indian Border

  1. Tunnel at Zojila pass (9 km): PM to lay foundation stone in August-end
  2. Tunnel at Sonmarg (3.5 km): work in progress
  3. Chenani-Nashri tunnel (10.9 km on Jammu-Srinagar highway): inaugurated
  4. Bilaspur-Manali-Leh railway line (498 km): survey in progress
  5. Agartala-Udaipur new railway line (44 km): work in progress
  6. Dudhnoi-Mendipathar railway line (21 km): project completed
  7. Harmuti-Naharlagun railway line (20 km): project completed
  8. Trans-Arunachal highway (linking Tawang-Kanubari-Akajan): in progress
  9. Bhalukpong-Tenga-Tawang railway line (377.5 km): survey in progress
  10. North Lakhimpur-Bame-Along railway line (248 km): survey in progress
  11. Bogibeel bridge (4.9 km across Brahmaputra): to be completed by March 2018
  12. Dhola-Sadiya bridge (9.15 km in Assam): inaugurated
  13. Pasighat-Tezu-Parsuramkund-Rupai railway line (226 km): survey in progress

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