Government gives go-ahead to 4 strategic rail lines along China border

By Avishek G Dastidar

The government has kick-started the process of building four top-priority strategic railway lines along the China border — a project that had been stuck in deliberations for years for want of a political decision at the highest level.

11Last week, at a high-level meeting with officials from the Planning Commission, Defence, Railways and Finance ministries, the PMO finally asked the Railways to carry out detailed engineering survey of the 1,000-odd kilometres of lines identified by the Defence Ministry as strategically crucial.

They are in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, and J&K. More info

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