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Border Roads Organisation

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Border Roads Organisation: Government ministry in India
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO)(Indian army corps of engineers) develops and maintains road networks in India's border areas and friendly neighboring countries. BRO maintains operations in twenty-one states, one UT, and neighboring countries such as Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka. The BRO operates and maintains over 32,885 kilometers of roads and about 12,200 meters of permanent bridges in the country.

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Watch: Weapon worship by Defence minister Rajnath Singh at war memorial [Video]

Watch: Weapon worship by Defence minister Rajnath Singh at war memorial

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh performed 'shastra puja' or customary worship of weapons, at Sukna War Memorial in West Bengal. He also paid tribute to martyrs and laid a wreath at the memorial. Singh..

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G Kishan Reddy visits Nubra Valley, interacts with locals [Video]

G Kishan Reddy visits Nubra Valley, interacts with locals

MoS Home G Kishan Reddy was greeted by locals in Nubra Valley in Leh on October 17. He also interacted with the workers of Border Road Organisation who are relentlessly building infrastructure at an..

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Newly inaugurated Nimmu bridge will improve Army's strategic movements: BRO Chief Engineer [Video]

Newly inaugurated Nimmu bridge will improve Army's strategic movements: BRO Chief Engineer

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on October 12 inaugurated 8 bridges in Leh. Border Road Organization Chief Engineer, Vijayak said that the newly inaugurated Nimmu Bridge will improve Army's strategic..

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Ladakh will have 30-40 more bridges for better connectivity: BRO DG [Video]

Ladakh will have 30-40 more bridges for better connectivity: BRO DG

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 44 bridges on October 12 made by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) across seven States/Union Territories. While speaking to ANI, Border Roads Organisation..

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‘First Pakistan & now China’: Rajnath Singh speaks on border disputes [Video]

‘First Pakistan & now China’: Rajnath Singh speaks on border disputes

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that inaugurated 44 bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation spread over seven states and union territories across the nation. Seven of these 44 bridges are in..

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Rajnath Singh dedicates 44 bridges constructed by BRO to nation [Video]

Rajnath Singh dedicates 44 bridges constructed by BRO to nation

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh laid foundation stone for Nechiphu Tunnel on road to Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh via video conferencing. Defence Minister also inaugurated 44 bridges on October 12..

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Atal tunnel in Himalayas ready for formal opening [Video]

Atal tunnel in Himalayas ready for formal opening

Atal tunnel in Himalayas is ready to open soon. "With this tunnel 46 kilometer is reduced and the saving of time is four hours. Lahaul and Spiti is getting all weather connectivity," said Colonel..

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Amid China tension, rock blasting in Ladakh as India boosts road infra [Video]

Amid China tension, rock blasting in Ladakh as India boosts road infra

To facilitate security forces in the current tensed situation at the China border where forces have to take heavy machines and other weaponry to required locations, the Border Road Organisation (BRO)..

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A day after the inauguration of 44 bridges built by the Border Roads Organisation to facilitate smooth movement of Indian armed forces, particularly along its northern borders, China on Tuesday..
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Daulat Beg Oldi: Indian road to strategic dominance along LAC in war against China nears completion

Daulat Beg Oldi Road is ready at the height of about 13 thousand to 16 thousand feet near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) from China on the Himalaya peaks. Amid all the obstacles, the Border Roads..
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BRO ropes in new machines, working 24x7 to provide faster passages to security forces in Ladakh

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Eye on China: Govt plans to hike budget allocation for BRO

With an eye firmly on China, the government plans to hike the budget allocation for the Border Roads Organization (BRO) to Rs 11,800 crore during the ongoing fiscal to boost infrastructure development..
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Rajnath Singh reviews ongoing projects at borders with BRO chief

Defence minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the ongoing projects with Border Roads Organisation Chief Lt Gen Harpal Singh and other senior officials at a meeting in South Block, the Ministry of Defence..
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Highways ministry ups border roads upkeep funds by 4 times

The road transport and highways ministry has increased four-fold the allocation for maintenance of border roads managed by the Border Road Organisation (BRO) from Rs 30 crore to Rs 120 crore for this..
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Alternative bridge opened for traffic near China-India border in Uttarakhand: BRO official


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Govt to expedite work on 32 road projects along border with China: Officials

Amid the continuing standoff between the Indian Army and China's PLA, the Centre on Monday reviewed ongoing road projects along the Sino-Indian border, and decided to expedite work on 32 of them,..
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Train from Jharkhand for Leh-bound migrant workers cancelled amid border tensions

A special train that was to carry 1,600 migrant workers on their way to Leh from Dumka in Jharkhand for construction work of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was cancelled on Tuesday, following..
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Special train carrying labourers from Jharkhand for BRO work in Ladakh reaches J&K's Udhampur

A special train with over 1,600 labourers from Jharkhand, who will join the Border Road Organisation's (BRO) construction work in Ladakh, reached here on Monday, officials said.
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Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren flags off special train carrying labourers for BRO work in Ladakh

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren on Saturday flagged off a special train here carrying at least 1,600 labourers, who will join the Border Road Organisation (BROs) construction work in Ladakh.
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BRO team in Jharkhand to recruit men for Ladakh passes

Even as Jharkhand government on Friday airlifted 57 migrants working for various road and infrastructure projects in between Kargil and Leh, a 9-member team of India’s premier road construction..
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Chardham project: Nitin Gadkari lauds BRO for achieving Chamba tunnel breakthrough

Union minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday lauded the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for achieving a breakthrough in the 440-metre long tunnel below the busy Chamba town and termed it as an..
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Rohtang pass reopens 3 weeks ahead of schedule

The crucial Rohtang pass, which remains snow-bound for almost six months every year at an altitude of 13,500-feet, was on Saturday thrown open by the Border Roads Organization three weeks in advance..
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India begins work on tunnels along border with China

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO), which is handling the construction, has issued a global tender for a tunnel under the Brahmaputra River in Assam, while it has also begun excavating a tunnel under..
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Doklam: One motorable road complete, second to be constructed by March 2021

A new motorable road built by the Border Roads Organisation has reduced the duration for moving troops to Dokala, on the edge of the Doklam plateau near Sikkim where India and China were locked in a..
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Rajnath Singh pays tribute to soldiers killed in Kargil War, will inaugurate two bridges

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday paid tributes to soldiers killed in the 1999 Kargil War at a memorial in Jammu and Kashmir's Dras sector as the nation commemorated 20 years of 'Operation..
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Manali-Kaza road still closed for buses, 4-km stretch to blame

The Manali-Kaza road is yet to be reopened for bigger vehicles this summer, with some officials blaming "confusion" between two Border Roads Organisation (BRO) units over which one of them is in charge..
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