chardham pariyojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Committee on Chardham Project

The Supreme Court named AK Sikri, as chairperson of the High-Powered Committee (HPC), which will assess the Chardham project’s cumulative and independent impact on the entire Himalayan valley. Overview: In 2019, Professor Ravi Chopra was appointed as chairperson of the HPC by the Supreme Court. Professor Ravi Chopra’s resignation as chairperson of the committee was ..

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Chardham Highway Project: Recent Developments

On December 2, 2020, the Supreme Court asked the committee monitoring the Char Dham Highway project to consider the applications from Defence Ministry. The Defence Ministry in its application is seeking to widen roads up to seven metres in the Indo China border area within 2 weeks. On September 8, 2020, the Supreme Court asked ..

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Ravi Chopra Committee: SC Orders violated in Chardham Project

The Supreme Court appointed Ravi Chopra Committee has alleged that the Chardham road project has violated court order. What is the issue? The Supreme Court had ruled that width of roads constructed under Chardham project shall be 5.5 metres. This was ruled based on the recommendation of Ministry of Road Transport and Highway (MoRTH) for ..

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