Singh and Gadkari will today inaugurate the Emergency Landing Facility on the Satta-Gandhav stretch of National Highway 925A in Rajasthan’s Barmer.
This is the first time that the National Highway will be used for the emergency landing of aircraft of the IAF.
According to the ministry of road transport and highways, the National Highways Authority of India had developed a three-km section of the Satta-Gandhav stretch of NH-925A as an Emergency Landing Facility for the IAF.
“This project will improve connectivity between villages of Barmer and Jalore districts located on the international borders. The stretch is located in the western border area will facilitate the vigilance of the Indian Army as well as strengthen the basic infrastructure of the country,” said the official statement.
Apart from this Emergency Landing Strip, 3 helipads have been constructed in Kundanpura, Singhania, and Bakhasar villages in this project according to the requirements of the Air Force/Indian Army, which will be the basis for strengthening the security network on the country’s western border.
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