Strategic border roads along Indo-china border
The government has approved construction of 27 strategic border roads along the Indo-China border at an estimated cost of ` 1,937 crore for the effective movement and operational requirement of Indo-Tibetan Border Police. These roads are being constructed by Border Roads Organization (15 roads), Central Public Works Department (8 roads), National Project Construction Corporation (2 roads) and Himachal Pradesh Public Works Department (2 roads) in the State of Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. Out of these 27 roads, construction of one road has been completed. The construction of 25 roads is in progress and the construction work of one road will start in 2013.
This was stated by Minister of State for Home Mullapally Ramachandran in the Lok Sabha.