Border Roads Organisation

Fallout of Doklam standoff: Army to ramp up road infrastructure along China border

Fallout of Doklam standoff: Army to ramp up road infrastructure along China border

Better road infrastructure along the Sino-India border is needed to ensure swift movement of troops whenever necessary

Nov 23, 2017, 17:44 PM IST
BRO builds world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh at 19,300 feet

BRO builds world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh at 19,300 feet

In a major feat, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed the world's highest motorable road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, passing through Umlingla Top at a height of over 19,30

Nov 03, 2017, 07:08 AM IST
BRO opens another bridge to boost connectivity to China border

BRO opens another bridge to boost connectivity to China border

Working towards improving road connectivity to areas close to the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China in Ladakh region, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) on Sunday opened a newly-constructed bridge to the people of the cold desert region in Jammu and Kashmir.

Oct 29, 2017, 18:32 PM IST

Defence Ministry delegates administrative powers to BRO

 The Defence Ministry on Sunday announced it has delegated administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation.

Aug 20, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Border Roads Organisation to construct tunnels to cut down distance to China border

Border Roads Organisation to construct tunnels to cut down distance to China border

The Border Roads Organisation BRO will construct two tunnels through 4170-metre-high Sela Pass in Arunachal Pradesh.

Jul 24, 2017, 22:42 PM IST

Srinagar-Jammu national highway remains closed for third day

The 300-km Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for traffic for the third consecutive day as snowfall and rains lashed wide parts of Kashmir on Friday, officials said.

Mar 10, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Four injured in BRO camp explosion in Kashmir

The exact cause of the explosion is being ascertained, but it is mostly likely an accidental explosion.

Jun 06, 2016, 13:34 PM IST
Four BRO jawans rescued after being caught in avalanche in Himachal Pradesh

Four BRO jawans rescued after being caught in avalanche in Himachal Pradesh

A swift rescue effort by Border Roads Organisation (BRF), saved lives of four personnel, who got buried under 10 feet of snow in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul area.

Apr 19, 2016, 12:27 PM IST

Landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway No 1-A was closed to vehicular traffic on Monday following landslides in Jammu region's Ramban district.

Oct 26, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

There is one place in India where petrol now sells for Rs 190/L

A landslide and a damaged bridge have fuelled an increase in the prices of essential items in Manipur.

Sep 09, 2015, 09:42 AM IST

Arunachal Governor stresses on expediting BRO road projects

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Jyoti Prashad Rajkhowa today emphasized on expediting road projects in the state under Border Roads Organisation (BRO) saying those should be quality all-weather roads.

Jul 20, 2015, 15:35 PM IST

BRO vehicle set ablaze in separatist-sponsored general strike

A vehicle of Border Roads Organisation (BRO) was set on fire by a mob protesting against the killing of two militants and a civilian in Kulgam district of south Kashmir.

Jun 24, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

BRO hails personnel for 'good work' on Chardham Yatra route

Hailing the "courage and determination" of its employees for repairing damaged roads and constructing new routes for the smooth conduction of Chardham yatra in the wake of 2013 flash floods, Border Roads Organisation today applauded its personnel for their efforts.

Jun 23, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

''Ladakh's lifeline'' Srinagar-Leh highway opens

 The Srinagar-Leh highway, that links the Ladakh region to the rest of the country, has been opened for vehicular traffic after five months.

May 14, 2015, 10:00 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi wishes BRO on its foundation day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished the Border Roads Organisation on its foundation day, hailing the 'phenomenal' work done by the body.

May 08, 2015, 09:32 AM IST

Parliamentary panel pulls up BRO over road connectivity to Tawang

 A parliamentary panel has pulled up the Border Roads Organisation over lack of road connectivity to Tawang, near the Sino-Indian border, saying in case of war the Indian Army would not be able to reach there in a day while the "neighbouring country" would only take a few hours.

May 02, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir highway reopens for one-way traffic

The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, which was closed due to landslides, was reopened for one-way traffic on Friday.

May 01, 2015, 10:49 AM IST

Four BRO personnel killed in Uttarakhand

Four employees of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) have been killed in a landslide here in Uttarakhand, officials said on Wednesday.

Apr 01, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

Uttarakhand CM seeks help of BRO, NHAI ahead of Char Dham Yatra

With Char Dham Yatra scheduled to begin next month, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has sought the help of central agencies in improving connectivity on the pilgrimage route saying the task is unachievable without their cooperation.

Mar 04, 2015, 18:15 PM IST