Upgradation of Kargil Zanskar road
Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Infrastructure
- Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways has approved a 780 Crore rupees project for upgradation of Kargil Zanskar road.
- The 2 lane Kargil Zanskar NH 301 road is sanctioned under Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) mode.
- Zanskar- Kargil road was declared National Highway in 2017.
- This road from Zanskar valley, also connects Suru valley, Sankoo valley of Kargil Ladakh with the Highway.
- It will be a key for economic development of the remote region of Ladakh.