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Govt cuts burden on BRO, takes back projects

Govt cuts burden on BRO, takes back projects

To reduce the burden on Border Roads Organisation (BRO), the Union government has decided to take back several road projects from it and help it focus on border areas. BRO's prime task is developing and maintaining 'strategic roads' in border areas.

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Govt cuts burden on BRO, takes back projects

Govt cuts burden on BRO, takes back projects

To reduce the burden on Border Roads Organisation (BRO), the Union government has decided to take back several road projects from it and help it focus on border areas. BRO's prime task is developing and maintaining 'strategic roads' in border areas.

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Green roads

Green roads

In India, Zydex Technologies is looking to build up to 20,000 km of moisture-resistant green roads by 2016 using its nanotechnology. Such roads need no maintenance for about 15 years. The company has already completed about 500 km of roads in India with Border Roads Organisation and other agencies, the company said. Zydex has already built such highways in US, Europe and Africa.

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Zydex looks to build 20,000 km green roads in 3-yrs

Zydex looks to build 20,000 km green roads in 3-yrs

In India, Zydex Technologies is looking to build up to 20,000 km of moisture-resistant green roads by 2016 using its nanotechnology. Such roads need no maintenance for about 15 years. The company has already completed about 500 km of roads in India with Border Roads Organisation and other agencies, Zydex Industries said.

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BRO to start work on Reasi road in J&K

BRO to start work on Reasi road in J&K

In Jammu and Kashmir, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) on September 27 started construction of Reasi-Mahore road and submitted compliance report after the District Magistrate initiated criminal proceedings against its Chief Engineer and notice served up the DG BRO for bad condition of roads in Reasi.

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Minister examines progress of road projects at Guwahati

Minister examines progress of road projects at Guwahati

Vijay Chhibber, Secretary, Road Transport & Highways held a meeting at Guwahati on August 1, 2013 with the officers representing various agencies in the Region, viz. the state PWDs, BRO (Border Roads Organisation) and NHAI (National Highways Authority of India) to review the road projects in North East region. This was in line with the focused approach of the government towards improving the road infrastructure in partic

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BRO strives to rebuild roads in flood-hit U’khand, Himachal

BRO strives to rebuild roads in flood-hit U’khand, Himachal

In Uttarakhand, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is striving to rebuild the roads in flood affected areas. BRO is continuing with its efforts of opening the road network in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. BRO has pressed in to service about 130 excavators and bulldozers. Despite bad weather BRO has kept open both the main axis i.e. Rishikesh to Uttarkashi and Rishikesh - Joshimath – Govindghat in Uttarakhand.

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BRO takes up rehabilitation in flood jolted U’khand

BRO takes up rehabilitation in flood jolted U’khand

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has take up a massive road rehabilitation programme in the entire Uttarakhand area. To put all efforts in correct perspective, it is said that in the entire Uttarakhand as per assessment made, a total of about 13 km length of road at 100 places have been breached. Major slides have occurred at 110 places and nine bridges have either been washed out or damaged. BRO has pressed in to service more than 90 excavators and Bull dozers.

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Antony asks BRO to pace up roads along border areas

Antony asks BRO to pace up roads along border areas

The Defence Minister AK Antony has asked the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to look at other public sector companies and even private companies to expedite road construction along the frontier with China. Roads needed by security forces along border with China have been delayed by five to seven years. The BRO, a body under the Ministry of Defence, is tasked with laying down roads in the Himalayas, especially those needed for strategic purposes.

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