Defence Minister inaugurates Diffo Bridge in Arunachal Pradesh

  • Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on January 18, 2019 inaugurated the Diffo Bridge over Chipu River in Lower Dibang Valley District of Arunachal Pradesh.
  • The bridge is 426 mts in length and its work started in 2011.
  • It is a Pre Stressed Concrete Box Girder type bridge on Roing-Koron-Paya road in Arunachal Pradesh.
  • Dedicating the bridge to the nation, the Raksha Mantri praised the commendable work being done by Project Udayak, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in this region.
  • According to the Smt. Sitharaman,  with the inauguration of the bridge traveling from East to West in Arunachal Pradesh will become very convenient as it is also connecting highways.  
  • Appreciating the Border Roads for good quality roads and speedy completion of projects, Mrs. Sitharaman also said that apart from strategic point of view the bridge will be a boon for the people residing in the distant border villages.

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