Zojila pass

After Atal Tunnel, the work of Zojila Tunnel starts to connect Kargil to Srinagar

The Zojila tunnel under the Zojila pass, is a 14.2 km long road tunnel. It is in the Himalayas, between Sonamarg and Dras city in Kargil district of the Indian Union Territory of Ladakh.

Oct 15, 2020, 13:32 PM IST

Indian Army rescues over 300 stuck near Zojila Pass after snowfall

As many as 300-350 people, including women and children, stuck on the road to the Zojila Pass, connecting the Kashmir Valley to Ladakh, following heavy snowfall have been rescued by the Indian Army, a defence release said on Friday.

Nov 22, 2019, 20:28 PM IST

Srinagar-Ladakh highway re-opens for traffic after 5 months

The road was thrown open by GOC 15 Corps Lt General KJS Dhillon in an inaugural function held at zero point Zojila Pass by flagging off a convoy.

Apr 28, 2019, 15:19 PM IST

Specially-abled man hailed for leading work to open Zojila Pass in J&K

Zojila Pass, which gets blocked due to snow in the winter months, is part of the Srinagar-Leh highway.

Apr 28, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

Govt mulling fresh bidding for Rs 6,800-cr Zojila Tunnel after scrapping IL&FS contract

IL&FS was awarded the contract for building the strategic14.2 km-long Zojila tunnel to provide all-weather connectivity between Srinagar, Kargil and Leh.

Jan 18, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

Work on Rs 10,000-cr Zojila pass tunnel in J&K to start soon

Zojila pass, situated at an altitude of 11,578-ft on Srinagar-Kargil-Leh NH, remains closed during winters due to heavy snowfall and avalanches, cutting Leh-Ladakh region from Kashmir.

Jan 01, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

''Ladakh's lifeline'' Srinagar-Leh highway opens

 The Srinagar-Leh highway, that links the Ladakh region to the rest of the country, has been opened for vehicular traffic after five months.

May 14, 2015, 10:00 AM IST

5,745 people airlifted from Kargil during Zojila pass closure

Over 5,700 passengers were airlifted
between Kargil and Srinagar and Kargil and Jammu by IAF after
closure of Srinagar-Leh National highway due to heavy snowfall
last November, officials said here on Tuesday.

May 03, 2011, 17:57 PM IST