Q. Kuthiran Tunnel was sometimes seen in the news. The tunnel is located in which of the following state/UT?
Recently the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari instructed to open one side of the Kuthiran Tunnel in Kerala.
About the Kuthiran Tunnel:
- This is the first road tunnel in Kerala and it will drastically improve connectivity to Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
- The 1.6 km long tunnel is designed through Peechi- Vazahani wildlife sanctuary.
- The road will improve connectivity to important ports and towns in North – South Corridor without endangering wildlife.