The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure has approved the construction of 6.50km long tunnel connecting Srinagar and Leh. The two lane bi-directional tunnel will be in between Gagangir and Sonamarg allowing all weather connectivity between these two destinations. The tunnel will
see an investment of INR2,716 crore.
This project will expedite the improvement of infrastructure in Jammu and Kashmir as well as boost connectivity in the region.