Rajnath Singh inaugurats Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu
Published: October 21, 2019
Rajnath Singh has recently inaugurated Col. Chewang Rinchen Setu which has been constructed at an altitude of 14,650 feet in the forward area of Ladakh region. This bridge has been built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). This Bridge is built on the strategically important road Durbuk Shyok Daulat Beg Oldie in sub sector north in eastern Ladakh. According to BRO, micro pile technology was used during the foundation of the bridge to overcome the technological challenges in the remote areas of Ladakh. It is named in honor of Colonel Chewang Rinchan who was one of the highly decorated officer in the Indian Army from Ladakh and he was awarded the Maha Vir Chakara twice.