- Defense Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the 63 bridges in 6 states and 2 Union Territories (UT), which were built by Border Roads Organisation (BRO). Its objective to strengthen road connectivity in the border areas.
- Out of 63 bridges, 11 have been built in Ladakh, 4 in J&K, 3 in Himachal Pradesh, 6 in Uttarakhand, 8 in Sikkim, 1 each in Nagaland & Manipur, and 29 in Arunachal Pradesh. And, the estimated cost of the 63 bridges is Rs 240 crores.
- The official of BRO said that he used the latest technologies to build these 63 bridges. These are Class-70 bridges and can hold the load of Tanks & other's heavy vehicles. These bridges facilitate strategic and quicker access not just to Armed forces but to people living in the border villages as well.
Published On : 28 Jun 2021