Rohtang Pass Current Affairs, GK & News

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 ..

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Rohtang pass tunnel named after former PM Vajpayee

On 24 December, 2019, the Union cabinet chaired by PM Modi decided that the strategic tunnel that was constructed under Rohtang Pass will be named after him. This is because the tunnel construction was started in June 2000, during his tenure. About the tunnel The tunnel is the world’s longest tunnel (8.8 km) at an ..

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Bridge over River Ravi inaugurated in J and K

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a 1210-meter span-bridge over the river Ravi in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir. About the Bridge The bridge over river Ravi at Keerian – Gandial is a lifesaver for the people in the region. The bridge constructed at a cost of Rs 158.84 ..

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India’s first electric bus service launched in Himachal Pradesh

India’s first electric bus service has launched by Himachal Pradesh Government for Rohtang Pass, a tourist destination near Manali. The electric bus, which is built by Goldstone Infratech, has been certified by the Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI), after extensive testing at the parts and vehicle level. With this initiative, Himachal has become the ..

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India’s first electric bus service launched in Himachal Pradesh

India’s first electric bus service was launched at Rohtang Pass area in Himachal Pradesh. It is first of its kind electric bus service for tourist spot in India and first in world at an altitude of 13,000 feet. The electric bus service will ply between Manali and Rohtang and there will be 10 electric buses ..

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