‘Project Udayak’ of Border Roads Organisation

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Indian defence minister dedicated to the nation two crucial bridges in Eastern Arunachal Pradesh. Out of the two, he first inaugurated the Injupani Bridge, a 140 metre long bridge on Roing-Koronu-Paya road, which is a part of Trans Arunachal Highway. The completion of the Injupani Bridge would provide an uninterrupted access between Roing & Tezu, both important district HQs in Arunachal Pradesh.

The minister then inaugurated the Deopani/Eze Bridge, which is 300 metre long pre-stressed concrete balanced cantilever bridge over the Eze river at Roing in Arunachal Pradesh.

Dedicating both the bridges to the nation, the Minister praised the commendable work being done by Project Udayak of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in this region. He appreciated the timely completion of these crucial bridges, which would provide round the year connectivity to the strategic Dibang valley bordering China.

Project Udayak was raised on 01 Jun 1990 at Doomdooma, Assam at the peak of militancy. Its two Task Forces, 48 BRTF and 752 BRTF were carved out to Projects Vartak and Sewak respectively to form the two powerful arms of this young Project.

In the eighties, the two erstwhile easternmost projects Vartak and Sewak had five and four Border Raod Task Forces respectively. It was felt that a new project was required for better command and control. on 23 May 1989, a new project named “Udayak” was sanctioned.

The project took on responsibility of roads and other works in erstwhile districts of Siang, Lohit, Dibang Valley and Tirap of Aunachal Pradesh and Mon, Tuensang and Mokokchung districts of Nagaland.

The rising sun of Project Udayak symbolizes new hopes and progress in the remotest regions of Eastern Arunachal Pradesh. With renewed developmental focus in this remote region, Project Udayak is committed to development of road infrastructure upto the farthest corner of Arunachal Pradesh.

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