The government is set to spend an estimated amount of Rs 10 billion in the span of the next three years for the expansion of three airports in the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). This investment to improve connectivity is seen in light of the government’s plans to bring the territory closer to rest of the nation.
Gurugram-based construction firm APCO Infratech has reportedly bagged the contract for construction of the 6.5-km-long Z-morh tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir. The project is expected to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar and Kargil
Fresh bids for India’s ambitious tunnel project – the Zojila tunnel – in Jammu and Kashmir has recently been invited by the government. State-run National Highways & Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL) will be accepting contract queries till March 18, and bids for the contract can be thereafter submitted between April 1-8 as per the bid documents.
In order to ensure a quality power supply to Ladakh throughout the year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reportedly dedicated the 220 kV Srinagar-Alusteng-Drass-Kargil-Leh transmission system to the nation
Around 150-200 airports will be operational in the coming years according to the Union Ministry. As per reports, the government is also planning to significantly increase highly specialised cargo facility at Srinagar airport
A recent report from PTI reveals that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of the Zojila tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir after August 15. On completion, the project is slated to provide all-weather connectivity between the Kashmir valley and Ladakh.
Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) has reportedly planned to refinance nearly Rs 6,000 crore of their debt, which was taken for the Chenani-Nashri road tunnel project located in Jammu and Kashmir.