Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Union government has planned a number of infrastructure projects in Jammu and Kashmir. The state has seen a rise in separatist activities, with scores of youth taking to stone pelting against India security forces, in the last one year. The Government of India hopes that the infrastructure and development projects would encourage the misled Kashmiri youth to utilise their energy for creative purposes and join the mainstream development process of the rest of the country.
On Sunday, PM Modi dedicated India’s longest highways tunnel Chenani-Nashri tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir to the nation. Modi said the longest tunnel between Udhampur and Ramban in J&K would will not only reduce the distance between Jammu and Srinagar, but also promote tourism in the valley, open up employment opportunities for the youth and give a boost to development in the state. Read More…
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