For operational use by Indo-Tibetan Border Police

Waking up to the urgent need to improve the road connectivity in strategically located areas along the border with China, the Union government has started work on 26 major roads in five States. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned Rs.1,934 crore for strategic road projects, totalling 804 km, for operational use by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) that guards the 3,488 km India-China border from the Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh.