Defence Ministry has inaugurated Ujh Bridge in Kathua district and Basantar Bridge
in Samba district of Jammu & Kashmir.
bridges have been constructed by Border Roads Organization (BRO) under Project
Bridge (1000 metre) is the longest bridge constructed by the BRO. The bridge also
has the distinction of using the technology of Pre Cast Segmental Bridge with
bridges will provide smooth connectivity and are vital for the mobility of
security forces in the border areas.
Sampark was raised by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in 1975. It looks after
the construction, improvement and maintenance of approximately 2,600km of
strategic roads in the border district of Jammu, Kathua, Doda, Udhampur,
Rajouri, Reasi and Poonch.
BRO executes road construction and maintenance works along the northern and
western frontiers primarily to meet the strategic requirements of the army. It
functions under the control of the Ministry of Defence since 2015.