In Today’s News:
- Chardham Road project
1. Chardham Road project
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
- 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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