BRO – Border Roads Organisation celebrates its 57 years of glorious service to the nation today.

About 

  • The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) develops and maintains road networks in India’s border areas and friendly neighbouring countries.
  • It is staffed by officers and troops drawn from the Indian Army’s Corps of Engineers, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Army Service Corps, Military Police and army personnel on extra-regimental employment.
  • Officers from the Border Roads Engineering Service and personnel from the General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) from the parent cadre of the Border Roads Organisation.
  • Currently, the organisation maintains operations in twenty-one states, one UT (Andaman and Nicobar Islands), and neighbouring countries such as Afghanistan, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka.
  • In a bid to boost border connectivity, the Border Roads Organisation has been entirely brought under the Ministry of Defence. Earlier it received funds from the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways.

Highlights

  • Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is at the threshold of major transformation, across a wide spectrum of activities, including equipment, procedures and technology.
  • The organisation is confident of overcoming the challenges of terrain, climate and security, through a dedicated team effort.
  • It has resolved to be steadfast in its commitment and ensure flawless and efficient execution of assigned targets.

Achievements

  • One of the premier road construction agencies of the nation, the BRO has grown in strength over the years and has carved a pivotal role for itself in the arena of infrastructure development, imperative for national security.
  • The works executed by BRO, apart from being strategically significant, have contributed immensely to the socio-economic development of remote and inaccessible border areas of the country.
  • BRO has also been a potent ambassador of the nation’s message of peace and prosperity through developmental works in several friendly foreign countries.

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