FIDIC Projects Awards Atal Tunnel for category of ‘Highly Commended for Transportation – Tunnel’
The Atal Tunnel, was given the FIDIC Award at the Global Infrastructure Conference held in Geneva. The award was announced on 12th September, 2022 at the Gala Dinner organized by FIDIC. It was selected from amongst 28 shortlisted projects across the continents.
The Border Roads Organization (BRO) under the Ministry of Defence were the visionaries of the project and Intercontinental Consultants and Technocrats (ICT) were the JV partners for the project along with other partners and stakeholders.
The FIDIC Jury, while giving the award recognized the Atal Tunnel as a game changer for Lahaul and Spiti district as it provides safe, all-weather connectivity to the remote region with Manali, and eventually with the rest of India.