Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, has approved an allocation of 1170.16 crore for 29 road projects in the Union territory of Ladakh, including state highways, major and district roads.
Shri Gadkari stated in a post that 181.71 crore has been allotted for 8 bridges under the CRIF Scheme for the fiscal year 2023-24.
The Union Minister said Ladakh, the largest Union Territory in terms of area and the second least populous in India, will witness improved connectivity to its remote villages through the approved initiatives.
He said this enhancement is expected to stimulate economic activities, particularly in agriculture and tourism, contributing to the overall infrastructural development of Ladakh.
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