04 Sep 2023

Kargil-Zanskar intermediate lane on national highway 301 being upgraded

Union minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that the Kargil-Zanskar Intermediate Lane on National Highway 301 is being upgraded.

Strengthening of the intermediate lane on NH-301 in Ladakh aims to ensure smooth passage to the bordering areas and help increase economic activities.

In a tweet on X (formerly Twitter), the minister said that the total length of the project is 31.14 km and falls under package-6. "In Ladakh, we're upgrading the Kargil-Zanskar Intermediate Lane on National Highway 301. The total length of the project is 31.14 kilometers and falls under package-6."

He said the main aim of this effort is to boost economic growth in the area by providing a reliable and accessible link for both commuters and the movement of goods in the interior zones.

"The upgraded highway will ensure year-round accessibility, which will greatly benefit the local economy and the inhabitants of the region," Gadkari added.

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