Project Dantak UPSC | UPSC Current Affairs & Quiz

Project Dantak UPSC | UPSC Current Affairs & Quiz – Project DANTAK is commemorating its Diamond Jubilee in Bhutan. 

Project Dantak UPSC | UPSC Current Affairs & Quiz

Project Dantak UPSC | UPSC Current Affairs & Quiz

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  • Project DANTAK was established on April 24, 1961 as a result of the visionary leadership of His Majesty the Third King and then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru.
  • DANTAK was tasked to construct the pioneering motorable roads in the Kingdom.
  • DANTAK completed the road connecting Samdrup Jongkhar to Trashigang in 1968.
  • In the same year, Thimphu was connected to Phuentsholing by DANTAK. Many Bhutanese had also volunteered to work with DANTAK.
  • Some other notable projects executed by the project include the construction of Paro Airport, Yonphula Airfield, Thimphu – Trashigang Highway, Telecommunication & Hydro Power Infrastructure, Sherubtse College, Kanglung and India House Estate.
  • The medical and education facilities established by DANTAK in far flung areas were often the first in those locations.
  • Over 1,200 DANTAK personnel laid down their lives while constructing important infrastructure in Bhutan.

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Project Dantak | Questions Based On This Topic 

Q1- in Which Year project Dantak Was Established …

  1. 24 April 1960
  2. 24 April 1962
  3. 24 April 1961
  4. 24 April 1963

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Q2 – Who Was The prime Minister Of India When project Dantak Was Established ?

  1. Lal Bahadur Shastri
  2. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  3. Indira Gandhi
  4. None Of The Above

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