Chenani Nashri Tunnel Current Affairs - 2020

Cabinet Approval: Kolkata Port Trust renamed to Shyama Prasad Mukerjee Port Trust

On June 3, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved renaming of Kolkata Port Trust to Shyama Prasad Mukerjee port trust. The announcement of renaming of the port was given by PM Modi on January 11, 2020. Highlights The announcement was made by PM Modi while he attended the 150th anniversary celebrations of Read More…

J&K’s Chenani-Nashri Tunnel to be renamed after SP Mukherjee

The 9.2-kilometer-long Chenani-Nashri tunnel to be renamed after Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee. The renaming is homage by Central government to Dr. Shyama Prasad whose battle for Kashmir, One Nation One Flag has immensely contributed in national integration. The announcement in this regard was made by Union Minister for Road Transport and Read More…

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates India’s longest road tunnel in Jammu & Kashmir

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, country’s longest road tunnel that links Kashmir Valley with Jammu by an all-weather route. The 9-km-long tunnel passes through the lower Himalayan mountain range on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway 44. It cuts the distance between Jammu and Srinagar to around 250 km from the current 350 km. Key Facts Read More…