Civil Engineering - Highway Engineering - Discussion


Border Roads Organisation for hilly regions, was formed in

[A]. 1947
[B]. 1954
[C]. 1958
[D]. 1960
[E]. 1962

Answer: Option D


The Border Roads Organization (BRO) was conceived and raised in the year 1960 by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the great visionary and the first Prime Ministry of India. This was done with the aim of coordinating the speedy development of network of roads in the North and the North Eastern border regions of the country. BRO is regarded as a symbol of nation-building, national integration and an inseparable component in maintaining the security and integrity of the country.

Ramesh Chand said: (Jun 3, 2013)  
1958 is the wrong answer it should be 1960 as I am an employee of Border Roads Organisation.

Rajesh said: (Aug 19, 2017)  
BRO was formed on 7 May 1960 to secure India's borders and develop infrastructure in remote areas of the north and North-East states.

Haroon said: (Mar 5, 2018)  
Yes, agree @Ramesh Chand.

Devesh Yadav said: (May 17, 2018)  
Hilly area 1954 is the correct answer.

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