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Border Roads Organisation


‘Wandering’ in woods for days, 8 of 19 missing men found fortnight after they left BRO project

July 28, 2022 2:38 pm

Ten workers are still “missing”, despite IAF-requisitioned aircraft making two search rounds on Friday — the labourers rescued have, meanwhile, said that three of their colleagues died over the last fortnight.

BRO for greater alignment of construction equipment industry with defence sector

May 19, 2022 5:05 pm

Border Roads Organisation (BRO) director-general Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry was speaking at a seminar conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry and the Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers in Bengaluru.

‘Enhance capability through optimum use of technology’: Rajnath Singh tells BRO

May 07, 2022 7:41 pm

Describing the development of border areas as a major part of the government’s comprehensive defence strategy, as it would enhance the country’s security apparatus, he said that people's participation is a significant part of the defence strategy.

Rajnath Singh inaugurates 27 BRO projects, many close to China border

December 28, 2021 3:31 pm

Singh said that one of the “most important roads being dedicated to the nation today is the Chisumle-Demchok Road” in eastern Ladakh.

Jharkhand govt, BRO meet to streamline worker recruitment

November 20, 2021 5:59 am

Some of the key suggestions at the meeting were: Empaneling an agency for recruiting workers from Dumka, and setting up of a Safe and Responsible migration Initiative centre in Ladakh which will extend support to migrant workers from the state and BRO.

Family of engineer murdered by Naxals 15 years ago wants justice, not revenge: 'They must be punished severely'

August 15, 2021 9:58 am

Ganesan was killed because he had refused to accept the Naxal's demand to stop work on a bridge across Bandia river near Etapalli town.

Jharkhand raises issues of labourers with BRO

July 19, 2021 4:03 am

Despite the agreement between the state government and BRO on employing labour from the state, several workers have returned from Ladakh, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, alleging discrimination and wage-cut among others.

Labourers working in defence projects 'exploited', Soren to take up issue with Rajnath

June 20, 2021 10:03 pm

The chief minister demanded 'martyr' status for the labourers who die laying infrastructure for the armed forces in inhospitable terrains.

India 'priest' of world peace, but capable of replying to aggression: Rajnath Singh

June 17, 2021 6:04 pm

Rajnath Singh's statement comes in the backdrop of China continuing to hold on to positions in Hot Springs and Gogra Post on the border.

Delhi High Court directs Centre to pay the family of missing BRO engineer

April 18, 2021 6:07 am

On June 22 last year, Ali, a native of Balrampur district in UP, had gone missing after the vehicle in which he was travelling with a driver fell into the Drass river from the Zozila-Kargil-Leh road.


Cold wave disrupts life in North India

February 15, 2016 5:03 am

Shimla/ Uttarakhand, Feb 15 (ANI): People in Shimla and upper reaches of Uttarakhand on Monday struggled to carry out their daily activities after temperatures plummeted due to a fresh spell of snowfall in the region. People lit bonfires and wore layers of clothes to keep themselves warm. The minimum temperature recorded in Shimla, which has been receiving snowfall since Saturday, was 3° Celsius and would further dip at night. Shimla is experiencing severe cold conditions throughout the day and night. It has become very difficult to work. We have to keep sitting next to bonfires to keep ourselves warm.In Uttarakhand, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) personnel were seen clearing the snow from the roads using bulldozers in Gangotri region.