Prime minister inaugurates Atal Tunnel

News: Prime Minister has inaugurated the Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh Rohtang. Facts: Atal Tunnel (earlier known as Rohtang Tunnel): It is a 9.02 km long tunnel that connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year. Significance: The tunnel is the world’s longest highway tunnel above the altitude of 10,000 feet (3000 metres). Constructed by:… Continue reading Prime minister inaugurates Atal Tunnel

Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh named as Atal tunnel

News:The Union Cabinet has decided to name the Rohtang Tunnel under Rohtang Pass after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Facts: About Atal Tunnel: Atal tunnel is an 8.8-kilometre-long under Rohtang Pass.It will become the world’s longest highway tunnel above 10,000 feet. The tunnel is present on the Pir Panjal Range of Himalayas.The tunnel project… Continue reading Rohtang tunnel in Himachal Pradesh named as Atal tunnel