BRO maintaining border road connectivity in adverse conditions: ADG

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GUWAHATI,May 8: The 65th foundation day of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was observed at BRO East Zonal Headquarters in Lankeswar on the outskirts of the city on Tuesday.
Addressing the occasion, BRO Eastern Zone Additional Director General (ADG) Praveen Kumar Hanuman Singh said, “Since its formation in 1960, the BRO has been building roads to India’s frontiers including Pakistan, China, Bhutan and Myanmar so that our army can move vehicles in any terrain and any weather.”
“The BRO has earned a reputation for constructing roads, bridges, tunnels and helipads in the country as well as in Bhutan, Afghanistan and other countries,” the ADG said.
Currently, the BRO has expanded its activities in 19 states of the country.
ADG Singh said he would like to thank the engineers and all the personnel of the force for their service to the motherland by constructing roads, bridges, tunnels, helipads etc., even below zero degree Celsius temperature using latest technologies. On the occasion, two personnel of BRO East Zone Headquarters – Kazi Sazibur Rahman of 1628 Pioneer Company and Bhupender Singh of 1604 Pioneer Company, who received special appreciation letters from the BRO Director General for their dedicated and outstanding services during Republic Day this year, were awarded medals and certificates by the ADG.
The event was attended by all the engineers, officers and workers and soldiers of BRO East Zone Headquarters.
A total of 31 workers and soldiers of various projects under East Zone namely Vartak, Pushpak, Arunak, Brahmank, Sevak, Swastik, Udayak , ESW and R&D were awarded the DG’s Commendation Card on Republic Day for their dedicated and outstanding services in the field this year.

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