Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Monday mentioned large work is underway for highways development and virtually 85 per cent work has been accomplished on the Kailash Mansarovar route through Pithoragarh.
As well as, work is on in full swing on the Chardham undertaking entailing a value of about Rs 12,000 crore, the street transport and highways minister mentioned whereas addressing an occasion by means of video conferencing.
“85 per cent work on Kailash Mansarovar route through Pithoragarh has been accomplished. As soon as it’s accomplished, I’ll take Prime Minister to Mansarovar through Pithoragarh,” Mr Gadkari mentioned.
The minister had not too long ago complimented the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for finishing the work of street connectivity from Dharchula to Lipulekh, popularly often known as Kailash Mansarovar Yatra route, which is able to ease the journey of pilgrims.
The newly constructed 80-km strategically essential stretch connects the Lipulekh go at a top of 17,000 toes alongside the border with China in Uttarakhand with Dharchula.
With the completion of this undertaking, the arduous trek by means of treacherous high-altitude terrain may be prevented by the pilgrims of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra and the interval of journey will likely be lowered by many days.
At current, journey to Kailash Mansarovar takes round two to a few weeks by means of Sikkim or Nepal routes.
Lipulekh route had a trek of 90 km by means of excessive altitude terrain and the aged yatris confronted lot of difficulties. Now, this yatra will get accomplished by autos.
The Darchula – Lipulekh street is an extension of the Pithoragarh-Tawaghat-Ghatiabagarh street. It originates from Ghatiabagarh and terminates at Lipulekh Move, the gateway to Kailash Mansarovar. On this 80-km street, the altitude rises from 6,000 toes to 17,060 toes.
Mr Gadkari additionally mentioned work is on in full swing on the Rs 12,000 crore Chardham undertaking that proposes to supply all-weather connectivity to Yamnotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath by means of 826 kms highways.
Final month, to fast-track Chardham undertaking, Mr Gadkari had urged the Uttarakhand chief minister to expedite land acquisition and surroundings clearances for the essential plan.