Act East Policy: ‘For greater connectivity in North East, border infrastructure to be upgraded’


With the government adopting the Border Area Development Programme (BADP), to meet the long-pending demand of the people of Arunachal Pradesh the Sisseri River Bridge at Lower Dibang Valley has been inaugurated today.

The 200-metre long bridge between Jonai-Pasighat-Ranaghat-Roing road is expected to provide connectivity between Dibang Valley. Once functional it will help in cutting down the travel time from Pasighat to Roing by about five hours.

Keeping in mind the security of the population along the border areas, the defence minister Rajnath Singh said that “Infrastructural upgradation is necessary for the security of the North-East and the entire country. Read More

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