BRO to Construct World's Highest Fighter Airfield in Ladakh's Nyoma Region

  • 12 Sep 2023

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is set to build the world's highest fighter airfield in Ladakh's Nyoma region, with the foundation stone for the project to be laid by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on 12th September at the Devak Bridge.

Key Points

  • Proactive Infrastructure Development: The Chief of BRO, expressed confidence that India would surpass China in terms of infrastructure development along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) within the next two to three years.
  • Recent Accomplishments: Over the past 2-3 years, the BRO has completed 295 projects with a combined value of ₹11,000 crore.
  • These accomplishments reflect a commitment to enhancing infrastructure along the 3,488 km stretch of the LAC.
  • Increased Budget Allocation: The central government has significantly increased its budget allocation for border infrastructure development in recent years.