Border roads: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Jharkhand approves Border Road Organization to recruit 11,800 workers

Published: June 8, 2020

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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GoI implements Shekatkar Committee to create border infrastructure

Published: May 19, 2020

On May 18, 2020, the Government of India implemented the recommendations made by the Shekatkar Committee to create border infrastructure. Highlights The GoI based on the recommendation of the committee has adopted Engineering Procurement Contract (EPC) to execute the works that costs more than Rs 100 crores. The recommendation of the committee to enhance procurement ..

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Project Arunank running in full swing in China border despite of COVID-19

Published: March 28, 2020

The Border Road Organization (BRO) is working in full swing to completely replace the Daporijo bridge. The bridge os the only line of communication to 451 villages located in the China border. Also, the BRO is engaged in snow clearance of Manali-Leh axis to provide relief to Ladakh and Lahaul valley. Project Arunank The Project ..

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8th Foundation Day of Land Port Authority of India held in New Delhi

Published: March 3, 2020

On March 2, 2020, the eighth foundation day of the Land Port Authority of India was celebrated. The event discussed various aspects of land ports such as cargo operations at Integrated Check Ports and other border infrastructure. Land Port Authority of India The Land Port Authority of India is responsible for managing border infrastructure. It ..

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Steps to Address Cross-Border Infiltration

Published: February 6, 2019

The cross-border infiltration and illegal immigration are posing serious security threats to both internal and external security. The government has undertaken following steps to arrest the cross-border infiltration: Multipronged approach to check infiltration by patrolling; sharing of intelligence and conduct of joint operations; erection of border fencing; installation of border floodlights; use of watercrafts/boats and ..

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