LG dedicates Draj Bridge of project Sampark to nation

YB WEB DESK. Dated: 12/10/2019 12:18:08 PM

Udhampur, Dec 9 Girish Chandra Murmu, Lt Governor, dedicated a 72 metre long Multi Cell Box Type load Class 70 Bridge to the Nation at Draj in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir today. Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Army Cdr, Northern Command and Lt Gen Harsha Gupta, GOC White Knight Corps were also present during the occasion. The bridge spans over Draj nallah and connects Draj Area to tehsil Kotranka area under district Rajouri. The Lieutenant Governor praised Border Roads Organization (BRO) for their dedication towards nation building through infrastructure development and war preparedness through construction of roads, bridges and tunnels. During the inauguration function, the Lt Governor addressed the gathering of local residents, Army and GREF and said that the Draj bridge is important for military as well as for socio-economic development of Rajouri District as a whole. This bridge will facilitate all weather and speedy movement of Army troops as well as locals. On the occasion, the chief guest congratulated 110 RCC, 31TF, Project Sampark and BRO team for the execution of work with utmost professionalism which will strengthen the road network in the area. He praised the relentless effort put in by the Chief Engineer, Project Sampark and his team in executing the herculean task. The Lieutenant Governor complimented the Indian Army for their unwavering dedication to duty and high standard of professionalism. He also appreciated the support extended by the local residents and civil administration in overcoming various challenges faced by the Border Roads Organization during the construction of the bridge. Speaking on the occasion Brig YK Ahuja, Chief Engineer, Project Sampark, said that the up gradation of the existing causeway with NH specifications was essential as it is on important line of communication.


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