Rajnath Singh to inaugurate 63 bridges built by BRO in eight states
From Kungyam village in eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will virtually inaugurate 63 bridges today. From Kunjan bridge on Leh-Loma road, Minister will inaugurate 63 bridges built by Boarder Roads Organization (BRO) in Eight States across the country.
On the second day of his 3-day visit in Ladakh, defence minister Rajnath Singh virtually inaugurate a record number of 63 bridges at a click. Amongst the bridges, 11 in Ladakh, Four in Jammu and Kashmir, Three in Himachal Pradesh, Six in Uttarakhand, Eight in Sikkim, 29 in Arunachal Pradesh and one each in Nagaland and Manipur.
BRO used the latest technologies in building of these bridges. These are Class-70 bridges and can bear the load of movement of Tanks and other heavy vehicles. These bridges facilitate strategic and quicker access not just to Armed forces but to people living in the border villages as well.