Top Minister Narendra Modi will begin 9-km prolonged Atal Rohtang Tunnel – world’s prolonged tunnel at a peak 10,000 feet ,shut to Manali on September 29
The tunnel , an engineering landmark of its kind in India, completely credited to stale Top Minister Behind Atal Bihari Vajpayee ,will provide an alternate all-weather connectivity to Lahaul-Spiti and Leh .
Minister for Tribal Affairs Dr Ram Lal Markanda,who is additionally BJP MLA from Lahaul Spiti urged OUTLOOK this morning that the Top Minister’s office has told the bid about the inauguration being proposed for September 29 .
Dr Markanda said the tunnel will bring a revolution, each and every financial and social ,in the lives of the of us in tribal district of Lahual-Spiti as they old to face isolation for six months ,after the Rohtang Pass (13,039 feet) win closed attributable to heavy snow and glaciers.
After the tunnel is commissioned Lahaul-Spiti will look a mountainous enhance to tourism ,winter sports and adventure activities .This is in a position to well be a new hub for conserving winter games and adventure activities on the snow .
The Tunnel will cleave a distance of 46 km between Manali and Keylong,which is the headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti district .
Say Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur is additionally flying to Kullu on August 29 for endeavor inspection of the tunnel ,and conserving a assembly with Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and Deputy Commissioners of Kullu and Lahaul-Spiti,beside assorted bid and central authorities officials to give final touches to Top Minister’s programme .
This is in a position to well be his 2d seek the suggestion of with to the tunnel internal a month’s time .
BRO Director Total Lt Total Harpal Singh ,who turn out to be tenting at Manali to oversee the final minute works and give final touches to the tunnel and its north portal (Lahaul-Spiti quit), says the tunnel has numerous strange formula ,one amongst these encompass an underground rescue tunnel below the visitors tunnel .
“ The overburden mountain of the tunnel is nearly two kms and one can take into consideration how difficult and no longer easy the task turn out to be to grill the horse-shoe formed 9-km tunnel and own it a masterpiece of engineering ,and superior technologies’ ‘ DG ,BRO says .
In the beginning the scale of the tunnel turn out to be 8.8 km but now on its completion the tunnel has completed at 9.1 km dimension .