Atal Tunnel: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Atal Tunnel: 9,000 tonnes of steel supplied by SAIL

On October 3, 2020, PM Modi is to inaugurate the Atal Tunnel, the world longest high-altitude tunnel. It is the world’s longest tunnel to be located above the altitude of 10,000 feet (3,000 feet). About the Tunnel The tunnel is 9.02 km long. The tunnel reduces the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 km. ..

Rohtang Pass Opened Before Schedule

The Border Road Organisation has successfully opened the Rohtang Pass after clearing the snow before schedule. The efforts were taken after the Himachal Pradesh government had requested it, given the lockdown in effect. Manali- Leh Axis Ladakh can be accessed via 2 routes: Srinagar- Leh road over the Zoji La Pass and the Manali- Leh ..