A view of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. Representative Image

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday has approved the transfer of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB’s) land measuring 5.99 acres at Tawang to Arunachal Pradesh government for construction of a Mega-Festival-Cum-Multipurpose Ground.

Arunachal Pradesh government had identified a suitable portion of land measuring 5.99 acres within the campus of SSB at Tawang for construction of Mega Festival-Cum-Multipurpose ground with parking facilities (4,73 acres) and construction of ring road (1.26 acres). Accordingly, they requested to transfer the 5.99 acres land to them.

The DoNER Ministry has already sanctioned the project titled “Construction of Mega-Festival-Cum-Multipurpose Ground with parking facilities and approach road at Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh” in March, 2016. The multipurpose ground will be used for holding various tourism festivals.

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