BRO Commences Three Infrastructure Projects in South Eastern Bhutan
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has undertaken three strategic infrastructure projects in South Eastern Bhutan. In addition , maintaining the country’s primary roads, including the East and West Highways. These projects include the rehabilitation of Khothakpa–Tshobaley road . Construction of the 68-km greenfield Nanglam–Dewathang road, the development of the Motanga industrial park. The BRO’s efforts are crucial for Bhutan’s development particularly as the country . Also china discuss boundary issues near the Doklam trijunction point.
The Khothakpa–Tshobaley road project is especially important, given the heavy vehicles carrying natural resources from mines in the area that use this route. BRO officials have noted that BRO Dantak is responsible for developing 80 km of the 91-km package . Since last July, with the remaining developed by the Dept of Surface Transport (DoST), Royal Govt of Bhutan (RGoB).
The second project is linking the southern border industrial township of Nanglam to Dewathang on the eastern highway. The 68 km road will stretch the eastern highway around the periphery of coal mine areas around Nanglam. The BRO Dantak Karmyogis are working in double shifts in the mountainous region, with a width of 10 meters cut over a length of 18 km in the last seven months.
For the Motanga Industrial Park project, the BRO is executing 11 different types of work . Like a three-story building, internal roads, footbridge, and river protection. Meanwhile, the BRO has also aligned with Bhutan’s vision of becoming the only carbon-positive country by opting for “Green Slope Stabilisation.” BRO Project Dantak signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a department of roads PSU, Green Bhutan Corp Ltd, for executing this green solution.
Since 1961, Border Roads Organisation ( Project Dantak has constructed over 1,600 km of roads, 1,800 meters of major bridges, two airfields/airports, a high school, a hospital, broadcasting station, telephone exchanges, and microwave links. Border Roads Organisation ( Director General Lt General Rajeev Chaudhary will be travelling to Bhutan to supervise the projects undertaken by Dantak, which is an overseas project vehicle of the BRO.