​Infrastructure Development in Border Areas

India's infrastructure development in challenging border regions faces multifaceted obstacles, from geographic barriers to security concerns, necessitating strategic initiatives for sustainable progress.

What challenges does India face in developing infrastructure in border areas?

  • Geographical and Topographical Barriers: Mountainous regions, deserts, and dense forests make construction and maintenance challenging. Heavy snowfall, landslides, and monsoon rains hinder progress and durability of infrastructure.
  • Security Concerns: Frequent skirmishes and tensions with neighbouring countries like Pakistan and China. Areas like Jammu & Kashmir and Northeast India face threats from insurgent groups.
  • Logistical Issues: Accessibility is a major issue in remote regions, leading to higher costs and ....
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