Border Road organization: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Six Critical Bridges to be unveiled in Jammu and Kashmir

On July 9, 2020, the Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is to unveil six critical bridges in the Jammu and Kashmir region. The bridges were constructed by the Border Road Organization (BRO). Highlights The bridges were constructed at a cost of Rs 45 crores. They are 100-300 metres in length. The Defence Minister held a ..

Three New Bridges of BRO help Indian Army move tanks in Eastern Ladakh

On July 7, 2020, three new bridges were opened in the Ladakh region. The bridges were built by Border Road Organization. The bridges will help heavy artillery of Indian Army reach Eastern Ladakh. Highlights The old Bailey bridge in the Ladakh region were capable of carrying only 24 tonnes of artilleries. These bridges were replaced ..

Border Roads Organisation opens suspension bridge over the Teesta river

The Border Roads Organisation opened a 360 feet long suspension bridge over the Teesta river near Chungthang town in North Sikkim. Under Project Swastik the project of construction of the bridge commenced in October 2019 and completed it in January 2020. The bridge is expected to promote tourism in the state. It also enables the movement ..

Ministry of Defence launches Campaign against Single-Use Plastic

The Ministry of Defence will be organising plogging programme to raise awareness amongst the citizens of the country to collect plastic waste and make the surrounding clean, at more than 400 different locations throughout the country on Saturday, 7th December 2019. All three forces of Defence, Military, Naval and Air force along with Indian Coast ..