GoI contemplating 3 more tunnels up to Leh from Himichal

GoI contemplating 3 more tunnels up to Leh from Himichal
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SHIMLA: Stressing that work on the strategically important Rohtang Tunnel will be completed by November next year, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur Friday said that the New Delhi was planning to construct three more tunnels up to Leh.
Thakur was speaking to media persons after reviewing the progress of the tunnel along with officers of the Border Road Organisation (BRO) and Strabag AG Afcons JV Company, responsible for executing the project.
The GoI was contemplating to construct three more tunnels on this road up to Leh, Rawat said.
So, that this road of strategic importance could be strengthened and distance up to Leh-Ladakh would be reduced by about 100 kilometres and travelling distance by about seven
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