The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has announced plans to construct the world's highest fighter airfield in Ladakh's Nyoma region. The official announcement came on Sunday (September 10), and the project's inauguration is scheduled for today, September 12, with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh presiding over the laying of the foundation stone at Devak Bridge.
Cost: The construction of this airfield in the challenging terrain of Ladakh will require an estimated budget of around Rs 218 crore.
Nyoma airfield in Ladakh: चीन सीमा से सिर्फ 50KM दूर, 13000 फीट ऊंचाई पर, 218 करोड़ लागत... लद्दाख में सबसे ऊंचा एयरफील्ड बनाएगा भारत#NyomaairfieldinLadakh @sunilJbhat @AbhishekBhalla7— AajTak (@aajtak) September 12, 2023
#BROInNationBuilding#NyomaAirfield@BROindia will be constructing World's highest fighter airfield at Nyoma in Ladakh.— 𝐁𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐞𝐫 𝐑𝐨𝐚𝐝𝐬 𝐎𝐫𝐠𝐚𝐧𝐢𝐬𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 (@BROindia) September 10, 2023
Shilanyas of this project will be done by Hon'ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh on 12 Sep 23 from Devak Bridge in Jammu.
Jai Hind! Jai BRO!!…
In addition to the airfield project, Defense Minister Singh is set to inaugurate and dedicate 90 infrastructure projects valued at Rs 2,941 crore, all of which have been constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) today.
According to Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry, the head of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), a total of 295 projects valued at Rs 11,000 crore have been successfully completed in just the past two to three years, as reported by ANI.