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Rs 1,937 crore road plan along India-China border

The government has decided to undertake a multi-crore plan for better road connectivity along the India-China border to smoothen the movement of men and material of the border-guarding forces deployed there.



New Delhi: The government has decided to
undertake a multi-crore plan for better road connectivity
along the India-China border to smoothen the movement of men
and material of the border-guarding forces deployed there.

The government will undertake the phase-wise construction
of 27 road links totalling 804 km at an estimated cost of Rs
1,937 crore.

"To redress the situation arising out of poor connectivity,
which has hampered the operational capability of border
guarding forces deployed along the Indo-China border, the
government had decided to undertake phase-wise construction of
27 road links totalling 804 km," the Annual Report for 2009-10
of the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

The report said the construction will take place in the
border area along the India-China border in Jammu and Kashmir,
Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal
Pradesh at an estimated cost of Rs 1,937 crore.

PTI

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