Jammu, Oct 24: The Ministry of Education has launched Tunnel Engineering in the Indian Institute of Technology, Jammu on Sunday.
To first of its kind, tunnel engineering has been rolled out in the nation. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan clicked the new stream of technology in the afternoon during the inaugural ceremony of the IIT, Jammu.
Amid his speech Pradhan said, Tunnel engineering will add on a new dimension to the field of engineering. It will not only pave ways to boost connectivity in the valley landscapes but also preserve the biodiversity in the mountainous regions and make the hilly lives easier.