Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be inaugurating 44 bridges and across 7 States/ Uts via video conferencing facility at 10.00 AM on 12th Oct,2020. All these bridges are developed by Border Road Organization (BRO). The Foundation Stone for Nechiphu Tunnel on road to Tawang will also be laid during the event. The Nechiphu Tunnel has strategic significance as it will shorten the time to reach Tawang and further border areas.
These bridges will enhance India’s reach in border areas. Such development of Infrastructure is important in connecting different parts of border areas via bridges and tunnel specially for the movement of military convoys.