Sela Pass Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh to give defence forces better access near China border! Key facts

Sela Pass Tunnel, a strategic infrastructure project, in Arunachal Pradesh is all set to bring the China border closer! Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for Sela Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday. Once the tunnel is ready, the travel time to Tawang will be cut short.

More importantly, the security forces will all-weather access in that region of Arunachal Pradesh throughout the year. The Sela tunnel will be built to boost the tourism industry and economic activities in the region as well as north-eastern states. PM Modi himself has talked about the need of such projects to empower north-east part of India.

Sela Pass Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh: Key things to know

The Sela pass tunnel will be constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). Earlier, Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen Harpal Singh said that the bhoomi puja for the commencement of the work will be conducted soon. The announcement regarding the construction of the Sela Pass tunnel was made in Union Budget 2018 by then Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.  Read More

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