Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen Harpal Singh, visited Project Sampark in Jammu & Kashmir on September 26, 2018. In his three-day visit from September 24, 2018, he inspected the roads Parole-Korepanu-Rajpura, Reasi-Arnas-Mahore, Reasi-Pouni-Siar-Rajouri, Budhal-Mahore-Gul, Roads in forward area, bridges Ujh and Bein in Kathua sector and other roads in Project Sampark. He also dedicated the Road Pt 703-Bijli in Sunderbani Sector for Army.
The DGBR met the Army Commander Northern Command, local formation Commanders at Nagrota, Rajouri, Reasi, Jammu and Pathankot and stressed upon the need for close co-ordination between Border Roads Organisation (BRO) and Army.
The DGBR also met the Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Shri Sanjeev Verma, and apprised him about the works being done on important roads in Project Sampark area. He discussed impediments & hurdles in progress of work and sought his assistance in overcoming them.
During the visit, DGBR emphasized the judicious use of resources and timely completion of works while maintaining the quality as per the laid down norms and standards. He conveyed that there was an urgent need to upgrade and adopt better technologies and materials in the work undertaken by the BRO so as to keep pace with the modernization and to save time and speed up the progress.