Itanagar: Border Roads Organisation (BRO) director-general, Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhary, called on Governor Brig (Retd) BD Mishra at Raj Bhavan, during which they discussed matters related to strengthening the road communication in the frontier state.
During the meeting, the governor emphasised the necessity for good construction and quality of roads, the use of the latest technologies to stop untimely deterioration and preventing any mishaps during the construction of the road.
He stressed on the proper maintenance of roads so that they remain open for traffic throughout the year.
“Road communication for the territorial security of the nation is of paramount importance in Arunachal Pradesh as the state shares its borders with three countries,” the governor said.
He further pointed out that the state police face a lot of hardship, especially during medical emergencies, transportation of perishable agricultural products, and other economic activities due to inclement climate and heavy rainfall, following which road communication gets disrupted.
For the well being of the people of the state, the BRO has to provide cost-effective and sustainable infrastructure in the state, he said.
Mishra further suggested Lt Gen Chaudhary appropriately contribute to the construction, upgrading and maintenance of the Miao-Vijaynagar road, which is being taken up by the state’s rural works department.
He invited scientific advice and technical suggestions from the BRO in the implementation of the strategic road project which will facilitate the movement of heavy load carriers at the time of emergencies.
Earlier, the BRO director-general briefed the governor on the roads and bridges works that have been taken up by his organisation in the state.
He assured quality work and proper maintenance of the projects.
Lt Gen Chaudhary also assured the governor that the BRO would share its expertise in road constructions at challenging locations with the work departments of the state.
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