Border Roads Organisation Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Chaar Dhaam Pariyojana?

Recently, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) completed the construction of a 440 m long tunnel below the Chamba town on the Rishikesh-Dharasu road highway (National Highway – 94). The construction has been undertaken under the Chardham Pariyojana to improve connectivity for Chardham. In this context, SC have also told the Centre to stick to the ..

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India to continue infrastructure upgrade in the border

On July 7, 2020, the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the border infrastructure development. After his review, the defence ministry announced that India is to boost the infrastructure along its border. Highlights India and China announced a preliminary headway two days back after their stand- off in Ladakh. The stand off was mainly due to ..

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Devika and Puneja bridges inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir

On June 24, 2020, the Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated two bridges Devika and Puneja in Jammu and Kashmir in a virtual event. Devika Bridge The bridge was constructed in the Udhampur district. The bridge was a 70-year old demand of the people of Udhampur. The bridge will help to reduce traffic ..

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Jharkhand approves Border Road Organization to recruit 11,800 workers

The roads near the border areas are of great importance in the current situation when Indian and Chinese armies are confronting each other in the eastern Ladakh region. Highlights In a highly tensile situation, the Jharkhand Chief Minister has approved the Border Road Organization to recruit 11,800 workers from the state to implement critical projects ..

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Rohtang Pass Opened Before Schedule

The Border Road Organisation has successfully opened the Rohtang Pass after clearing the snow before schedule. The efforts were taken after the Himachal Pradesh government had requested it, given the lockdown in effect. Manali- Leh Axis Ladakh can be accessed via 2 routes: Srinagar- Leh road over the Zoji La Pass and the Manali- Leh ..

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