Border Roads Organisation Current Affairs - 2019

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Project Sampark: Defence Minister inaugurates Ujh and Basantar Bridges in J&K

Union Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh inaugurated 1 km long Ujh bridge in Kathua district and 617.40 m long Basantar bridge in Samba district of Jammu & Kashmir. Both of these bridges have been constructed by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) under 69 RCC/13 BRTF of Project Sampark. Key Highlights Ujh bridge (1 Km long): is Read More…

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BRO Celebrates 59th Raising Day on May 7

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was formed on on 7 May 1960, with primary goal of securing India’s borders and developing infrastructure in remote areas of India’s north and north eastern states. On 7 May 2019 BRO celebrated its 59th Raising Day (foundation day). About BRO It is a leading road construction agency under Ministry Read More…

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Governments Prerogative to Frame Schemes: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has censured the Uttarakhand High Court for framing a scheme to regularise hundreds of casual workers engaged by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) under the Ministry of Defence in the construction of roads for Char Dham Yatra pilgrimage. What was the Issue? A case was filed in the Uttarakhand High Court by Read More…

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PM Lays Foundation Stone for Sela Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh

PM Narendra Modi laid Foundation Stone for the Sela Tunnel Project in Arunachal Pradesh across Sela Pass. Sela Pass Sela Pass is a high-altitude mountain pass located on the border between the Tawang and West Kameng Districts of Arunachal Pradesh. The pass connects Tawang for rest of India. Key Facts about the Sela Tunnel Project The important facts about the Sela Tunnel Read More…

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Diffo Bridge of Arunachal Pradesh Inaugurated

The Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426.60 m long Pre Stressed Concrete Box Girder type Diffo bridge over Diffo river on Roing – Koronu- Paya road in Arunachal Pradesh. The Diffo bridge will provide for uninterrupted access between Dibang Valley and Lohit valley region of Eastern Arunachal Pradesh together with providing an all-weather road Read More…

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Border Roads Organisation celebrates 58th Raising Day

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) celebrated its 58th Raising Day on 7 May 2018. BRO is leading government organisation in arena of infrastructural development in the border areas of the country. Since its inception in 1960, it has grown from 02 to 19 projects. The works executed by it have ensured territorial integrity and socio-economic upliftment Read More…

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