Deploying Six Rescue Plans, Horizontal Drilling Emerges as Prime Solution

2023 • 9min • News • National


Published On: November 27, 2023 - On 12 November, 41 labourers got trapped as portions of the Silkyara-Dandalgaon tunnel collapsed following a landslide. It has been 16 days since the Uttarkashi tunnel collapsed and the stranded workers continue to remain trapped. Vertical drilling to rescue the 41 trapped workers in Uttarkashi's Silkyara tunnel got underway yesterday. Six plans are being deployed to rescue the trapped workers, with the best solution being horizontal drilling