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Border Roads Organisation:
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is a road construction executive force in India that provides support to and is a part of the Indian Armed Forces. BRO develops and maintains road networks in India's border areas and friendly neighboring countries. This includes infrastructure operations in 19 states and three union territories and neighboring countries such as Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, Tajikistan and Sri Lanka. As of 2015, BRO had constructed about 50,000 kilometres (31,000 mi) of roads, over 400 permanent bridges with a total length of over 40,000 metres (25 mi) length and 19 airfields in strategic locations. BRO is also tasked with maintaining this infrastructure including operations such as snow clearance. BRO is instrumental in significantly upgrading and building new India-China Border Roads.


Watch: Trapped after avalanche, J&K truck driver rescued by BRO team [Video]

Watch: Trapped after avalanche, J&K truck driver rescued by BRO team

A truck driver in Jammu & Kashmir was rescued by a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) team after an avalanche, as per reports. A truck was reportedly carrying essential items to Keran village. An..

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Watch: BRO rescues truck stuck after avalanche in JandK's Kupwara [Video]

Watch: BRO rescues truck stuck after avalanche in JandK's Kupwara

A team of Border Road Organisation (BRO) rescued a truck carrying essential supplies to Keran village was hit by avalanche at Dett Sirpaton. The mishap took place at 4pm today. The driver received..

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After flash floods, newly-built Bailey bridge readied in Chamoli [Video]

After flash floods, newly-built Bailey bridge readied in Chamoli

A new 200m-long Bailey bridge has been built in place of 90m-long bridge that was washed away on February 7 in Raini village during flash floods. "It'll be open for transportation at 2 pm today...

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Zojila pass, Srinagar-Leh highway reopen for vehicular traffic after 58 days | Oneindia News [Video]

Zojila pass, Srinagar-Leh highway reopen for vehicular traffic after 58 days | Oneindia News

The strategic Srinagar-Leh highway was reopened for traffic on Sunday after remaining closed for nearly two months due to heavy snowfall. This is the earliest reopening of the high mountain Zojila pass..

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Srinagar-Leh National Highway reopened by BRO after about 2 months [Video]

Srinagar-Leh National Highway reopened by BRO after about 2 months

Strategic Srinagar-Leh highway opened by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) after over 58 days. The highway was closed due to the thick layer of snow. Snow clearance of Zojila Pass was a big challenge..

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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren flags off special train carrying labourers for BRO work in Ladakh

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