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Government of India
Ministry of Defence
21-December-2011 14:55 IST
Construction of Tunnel at Zozila Pass
The contract for feasibility study of a tunnel at Zozila Pass was awarded to M/s iBilt Technology, on 29.4.2009. Survey is under progress for the feasibility of tunnel at the Zozila Pass and other locations along this axis to Leh and is in advanced stage. It is likely to be completed by March 2012.

Decision about construction of tunnel would depend on the outcome of the feasibility study.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in written reply to Shri Pramod Kureel and Shri Shivanand Tiwari in Rajya Sabha today.