Defence minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates six bridges on roads connecting to Indo- China Border Uttarakhand
GG News Bureau
Pithoragarh, 28th June. Union Defence minister Rajnath Singh today inaugurated six bridges on roads leading to China border in Uttarakhand. Construction agency Border Road organisation chief engineer MNV prasad said.
“The bailey bridges, construction on border roads connect Indian main land with border security posts in these parts of High Himalayan region are at on Tawaghat to Ghatia Bager road, at Kirkutiya, nullah on Jaimini Munsiyari road and at Laspa nulla on Mundo Hari Budhiya to Milan road, Khadi bridge at on Dharasu road, Junki Bagad bridge in Tawa ghat and Rani Bridge in Joshimath worth Rs 19.28 lakh, “said the chief engineer of Hirak project of the BRO.
According to the engineers the bridges are 140, 180 and 140 feet long respectively and have been constructed by combined efforts of 1447 Bridge construction company and 765 task forces of BRO.” The construction material the bridges at High altitude border roads were brought in by helicopters while the workers and engineers of BRO worked in adverse conditions to complete the task in time,” said the chief engineer of the project.
According to the project engineer, with commissioning of three vital bailey bridge on these border roads, residents, tourists and security forces will benefit from it connectivity will ease at Indo-China Border in this party of Himalaya.