Char Dham highway Current Affairs - 2020

Supreme Court: “Char Dham Pariyojana has caused long term damage”

On August 26, 2020, the High-Powered Committee appointed by Supreme Court has asked the Environment Ministry to take strict actions against the violation of forest and wildlife laws by “Char Dham Pariyojana”. Highlights The committee has said that the project has caused incalculable and long-term damages to Himalayan Ecology. The Char Dham Pariyojana aims to Read More…

Zonal Master Plan of Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone approved

On July 17, 2020, Union Environment Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar informed that the Zonal Master Plan of Bhagirathi Eco-Sensitive Zone has been approved. Highlights The announcement was made by the minister during a review meeting of “Chaardhaam Road Project” in the state of Uttarakhand. The plan was prepared by the Government of Uttarakhand and was Read More…

PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Char Dham highway development project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of Char Dham highway development project or Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna is an ambitious initiative to improve connectivity to the Char Dham pilgrimage centres in the Himalayas. Key Facts The project’s main objective is to develop around 900 Read More…