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Border Roads Organisation (BRO)

Border Roads Organisation (BRO)

Border Roads Organisation (BRO)
With over 15000 kilometers long border to be protected and vast remote and economically backward North and North Eastern Region with inadequate road communication network, to support the future of the nation and give a progressive development to the various parts of the nation. With this, the moment of any military troops becomes easy and moreover helps the various section of the country to connect with people who get disconnected during the rainfall and snow season.
Border Roads Organisation (BRO)
Border Roads Organisation works in the development and maintenance of Indian roads to make them connected to the various parts of India. The formation happened in 7th May 1960, for the purpose of Civil Engineering Infrastructural Development in the border area. The organization comes under the Ministry of Defense. The organization is also staffed with officers and troops which are a part of the Indian Army's Engineering Crops. 
Border Roads Organisation (BRO)
This is not only in our country, it is also a part of our neighboring countries such as Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) also operates in 21 states and 1 union territory. Currently, not only the 15000 long borders but also holds on 32000+ kilometers of roads and 12000+ meter of the bridge in our country. The organization was also involved in the construction of the Rohtang Pass Tunnel completed in 2019. 
The organization also works in disaster management and reconstruction in case of floods, tsunami, and earthquakes. As mentioned above that the organization works overseas infrastructure development with making linking roads and bridges to neighboring countries.
Border Roads Organisation (BRO)

The Border Roads Organisation currently holds on 18 projects in our country which are named as :

  1. Arunank
  2. Beacon
  3. Brahmank
  4. Chetak
  5. Deepak
  6. Dantak
  7. Himank
  8. Hirak
  9. Pushpak
  10. Sampark
  11. Setuk
  12. Seawk
  13. Shivalik
  14. Swastik
  15. Udayak
  16. Vartak
  17. Vijayak
  18. Sela Tunnel
The current major works happening under Project Arunank, Pushpak, and Swastik.

Some funny fact:

When you will travel in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladak you will see many road signs on the road to keep you on the road to avoid accidents on curves and slopes. Some of the captions are:



For some inconvenience they say:

Sorry For 


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