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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.