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A Supreme Court-appointed expert committee has alleged violations of the court orders in the execution of the Chardham road project.
(What violations? Not so important).
What was the Court ruling?
A controversial aspect was the proposed width of the two-lane highways envisaged.
- The top court ruled last month that a width of 5.5 metre be enforced as it was in conformity with a 2018 recommendation of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) for mountain roads.
What is Chardham Project?
- The project comprises improvement as well as the development of 889 km length of national highways.
- The project will connect Badrinath Dham, Kedarnath Dham, Gangotri, Yamunotri, and part of the route leading to Kailash Mansarovar yatra.
- Overview of the project.
- Important National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries in the region.
- Important rivers flowing through these places.
- Difference between National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries.
Discuss the significance of Chardham Project.
Sources: the Hindu.