Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Gen (Retd) Dr V K Singh will embark upon Uttarakhand visit for three days from tomorrow. He will be accompanied by CM Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat. The Minister will review the progress of the Chardham project with project engineers and officials. Gen V K Singh will also conduct aerial survey of Narendra Nagar, Chamba, Chinyalisaur, Dharasu, Barkot, Jankichatti, and Uttarkashi areas.

Char Dham National Highway (NH) connectivity programme launched by the Prime Minister in December 2016 comprises projects of improvement/development of 889 km length of NHs leading to Yamunotri Dham, Gangotri Dham, Kedarnath Dham, Badrinath Dham and part of route leading to Kailash Mansarovar yatra.