Daily Current Affairs for UPSC Civil Services Exam – 05 October 2020

In Today’s News:

  1. Chardham Road project

1. Chardham Road project

News Summary

It is a piece of political news not relevant to the exam.

(Note: Very important location-based project for the exam)

Prelims GS – Economic Development/Geography

Chardham Project:
  • The Chardham project proposes to connect Yamnotri, Gangotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath which host Chardham Yatra in the State of Uttarakhand.
  • The all-weather Chardham Road has in all 53 projects of 826 km length, involving an investment of Rs 12000 crore.
  • Under the prestigious Chardham Project costing around Rs 12,000 Crore, Border Roads Organisation is constructing 250 km of National Highways leading to holy shrine Gangotri and Badrinath.
  • Projects under Char Dham lie within the State of Uttarakhand only. (Note: Typical way of Questions in the exam for the last 2 years mainly.)



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