Jammu Kashmir: Defense Minister Rajnath Singh today inaugurated 6 new bridges built by BRO
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 6 new bridges built by the Border Roads Organization (BRO) in Jammu through video conferencing. These 6 bridges have been constructed at a cost of about Rs 43 crore.
Continuing the pace of development of the Border Road Organization between the lockdowns for two months due to Corona, the third major motorable bridge was built in district Kathua.
The bridge constructed at a cost of about 16 crores will be launched
Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office.
The bridge, which changes the fate of the people of the hundred villages of the border area, will be opened for movement before the rain starts. This will be the biggest gift of the central government to the people of Hiranagar frontier area of district Kathua during the Corona crisis.
The construction of this bridge will bring a new era for the people of those 35 villages in the area bordering the Indo-Pak international border, who are facing the brunt of Pakistan’s firing. Now he will be able to reach the safe places in a few minutes in any emergency.
Construction of bunkers is also going on to avoid direct firing by the Central Government with the efforts of Dr. Jitendra Singh, MP of the area. Due to this, people have started getting a lot of security. At the same time, the standard of living of people will improve with better road facilities.
Three bridges have been built with hundred crores
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh from Delhi on Thursday and local MP and Dr. Jitendra Singh
Which has cost about 100 crores rupees. With this, construction of about 8 more small bridges is going on.
After that, five more small bridges will be constructed on this route in the next three months. Whose cost is more than 25 crores. People of Punjab will also benefit The bridge will not only benefit Kathua district, but also the people of Samba, Pathankot, Gurdaspur and Amritsar. For whom the second alternative highway will go to Jammu. Most importantly, this highway will be exempt from toll plaza tax.
60 marginal villages benefit
This will not only facilitate people from sixty villages in the border area to come to Hiranagar, but buses will run again on the Samba-Kathua Old Road.
Employment opportunities will increase
People from nearby villages will get the convenience of coming and employment opportunities will also increase.