Himachal CM Sukhu dedicates Rs 47 crore Sanjauli-Dhalli tunnel – Times of India

Himachal CM Sukhu dedicates Rs 47 crore Sanjauli-Dhalli tunnel - Times of India

Shimla: Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu Inaugurated the newly constructed Rs. 47.36 crores Sanjuli-Dhali Tunnel Spread over 154.22 m. Shimla on Monday.
At this point, the Chief Minister He said that during the previous BJP government, the progress of the tunnel was slow, but his government accelerated its construction work, due to which it was completed within a year.
CM Sukhu said, “The state government has directed all the departments to adhere to the completion of each project within the stipulated period, as the government’s aim is to deliver maximum benefits to the people of the state at the earliest.”
The present Delhi Tunnel, which dates back to 1852, served as a single-lane passage and had outlived its design life, causing constant traffic congestion. The inauguration of the new tunnel marks a strategic move to mitigate these issues and provide smooth transportation to residents and tourists alike.
The Chief Minister said, “Tourism, a key industry in Himachal Pradesh, stands to benefit significantly from improved connectivity. Strategically located on the way to popular destinations like Kufri, Naldahara, Tatapani, Narkanda and Cheil, the tunnel will provide convenient will create. Contribute to tourist traffic and economic development of the region. The state government is committed to modernize its infrastructure, promote tourism and cater to the needs of both residents and tourists.”
CM Sukhu said that the new tunnel is the most viable and sustainable solution to decongest Shimla’s circular road. Apart from its infrastructural benefits, the project is expected to create local employment opportunities and promote social connectivity in the region. He said that the old tunnel will also be renovated.
Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Anirudh Singh, PWD Minister Vikramaditya Singh, Chief Minister’s Principal Adviser (Media) Naresh Chauhan, MLA Harish Janartha and Shimla Mayor Surendra Chauhan were also present.

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