TEZPUR, Nov 20 – Six advanced landing grounds (ALGs) will be built immediately by the Air Force at Zero, Vijay Nagar, Mechuka, Pasighat, Tuting and Walong in Arunachal Pradesh for emergency landing of aircraft and helicopter.
Defence sources told this correspondent that the Indian Air Force would also develop the air field at Panagar in West Bengal for landing of aircraft like C-130J.
According to the sources, there are 61 roads spread across the Himalayan States of Arunachal, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and J&K (Ladakh sector). The development of 417 kilometres of road in Arunachal Pradesh along the Indo-China border has been earmarked. The road along the Indo-China border in Arunachal Pradesh is expected to be completed by this year.
Meanwhile, the Border Roads Organisation has taken all possible measures to complete the project within the stipulated period.