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Border Roads Organization working on Project Arunank

Border Roads Organization working on Project Arunank

The Border Roads Organization(BRO) is working relentlessly under the Project Arunank amid the COVID19 Pandemic. The BRO is engaged in snow clearance of the Manali-Leh axis in the Northern Part of the country.

Key Points:

  • Work is going on Project Arunank to entirely replace Daporijo bridge which is a 430 feet Multi-Span Bailey Bridge and is the only lifeline of Upper Subansiri district of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The construction of the bridge will help in restoring lines of communication for the 451 villages and Security Forces which are located along the China border.
  • IN North India, BRO is clearing snow on the Manali - Leh axis, to provide relief to Lahaul valley and Ladakh in the time of crisis before the stipulated time.
  • BRO personnel were inducted by air to carry out snow clearance of mighty Baralacha La Pass from Sarchu side for the first time.

Note:

  • BRO is an important arm of the Ministry of Defence and plays a pivotal role in maintenance, construction and operationalization of road infrastructure in remote and inhospitable border areas to aid the armed forces to meet their strategic needs.
  • The Subansiri River is the largest tributary of the Brahmaputra river and runs in the states of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

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