The Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh, which connects Manali to the Lahaul - Spiti Valley, has officially been certified by the World Book of Records as the ‘World’s Longest Highway Tunnel above 10,000 Feet’.
Himachal Pradesh is one of the fastest-growing states in India. Being a sub-Himalayan state, Himachal Pradesh has a varied climate that changes with altitude. Known as the ‘Land of Gods’, it is famous for its topographic diversity and pristine natural beauty.
At current prices, Himachal Pradesh’s gross state domestic product (GSDP) is estimated to be Rs. 1.92 trillion (US$ 24.84 billion) in 2022-23. The state’s GSDP (in Rs.) increased at a CAGR of 7.70% between 2015-16 and 2022-23. The tertiary sector witnessed the fastest growth at a CAGR of 10.76% between 2011-12 and 2020-21.
To help weavers, Mr. Piyush Goyal advocates for aggressive measures to modernise design, quality, packaging, and marketing in order to improve product pricing in the global market.
Raksha Mantri, Mr Rajnath Singh dedicated 44 major permanent bridges, to provide better connectivity to remote areas across seven states and union territories. He also laid the Foundation Stone for Nechiphu Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh.