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Indian Army Signs MoU with NHPC to Build Underground Tunnels

Indian Army has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Limited to build four underground tunnels.
Indian Army Signs MoU with NHPC to Build Underground Tunnels

Details:

  • The agreement is to build four underground tunnels along China and Pakistan borders for storage of ammunition and other war-related equipment.
  • Three tunnels will be built along the Chinese border and one tunnel will be built along the Pakistan border.
  • The tunnel can store 175-200 metric tonnes of ammunition and the cost of this pilot project is around Rs 15 crore.

About National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited:

  • NHPC is an Indian Hydropower generation company.
  • It has an objective to plan, promote and organise an integrated and efficient development of hydroelectric power in all aspects.
  • NHPC was founded in 1975.
  • It is headquartered at Faridabad, Haryana, India.
  • Balraj Joshi is the Chairman & MD of NHPC.

Question:

Q. Indian Army has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with which corporation to build four underground tunnels?
a. National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Limited

b. National Ground Works Corporation (NGWC) Limited
c. National Heavy Engineering Corporation (NHEC) Limited
d. National Infrastructure Corporation (NIC) Limited
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