Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Bor­der Roads vis­its Bhutan

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Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Bor­der Roads, Lieu­tenant Gen­eral Suresh Sharma, Ati Vi­sist Sewa Medal is on a eight day visit to Royal King­dom of Bhutan to re­view the works un­der taken by Project Dan­tak.

The Gen­eral of­fi­cer ac­com­pa­nied with wife Mrs Simmy Sharma who is also the Pres­i­dent of Bor­der Roads Or­gan­i­sa­tion Wife’s Wel­fare As­so­ci­a­tion (BROWWA) will em­bark on his maiden visit to Bhutan with ef­fect from 28th May. He is slated to visit both East and West Bhutan to gen­er­ate clear un­der­stand­ing of the road in­fra­struc­ture re­quire­ments in land of thun­der dragon and the per­cep­tion of His Majesty and Govern­ment Of­fi­cials. With pro­duc­tiv­ity and qual­ity be­ing Gen­eral’s Key Re­sult Ar­eas, he is also likely to spell out the fu­ture road map of Project Dan­tak. The fact that the Gen­eral Of­fi­cer is the first DGBR to visit both West­ern and East­ern Bhutan in a sin­gle visit shows his com­mit­ment for the cause of this great coun­try.

Ever since the first Prime Min­is­ter of In­dia Pan­dit Jawa­har­lal Nehru came to Bhutan on horse­back, Project Dan­tak has been associated with de­vel­op­ment of Bhutan and now with visit of Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of Bor­der Roads dur­ing start of new work­ing season will cer­tainly ce­ment the bond- ing be­tween two na­tions and raise the morale of troops work­ing in test­ing con­di­tions.

The Gen­eral Of­fi­cer is likely to have an au­di­ence with His Majesty The King of Bhutan and His Majesty the Fourth King as well as will call on Hon’ble Prime Min­is­ter of Bhutan and prom­i­nent dig­ni­taries of RGoB.

Dur­ing his visit Gen­eral Of­fi­cer will per­form the ground break­ing cer­e­mony of much awaited Chu­zom-Haa road on 01 June 2016 & in­spect var­i­ous road sec­tors in­clud­ing Dam­chu-Chukha, Dam­chu-Haa link Road, and Chu­zom-Dru­gyal-Dzong Road. In sub­se­quent part of his visit he will in­au­gu­rate Druk Gaizam Bridge in East­ern Bhutan and will re­view the road works along Trashigang-Yadi and Dar­ranga-Trashigang Road sec­tor. Be­sides, Mrs Simmy Sharma, Pres­i­dent BROWWA will also in­au­gu­rate & ded­i­cate the ‘Friend­ship Park’ con­structed by Dan­tak at Sam­drup Jongkhar to the peo­ple of the re­gion on 04 June 2016.

The pro­posed visit of Di­rec­tor Gen­eral Bor­der Roads has gen­er­ated a lot of hope amongst to peo­ple of Bhutan who are ea­gerly await­ing the much needed im­pe­tus to the con­nec­tiv­ity of its ma­jor road sec­tors and a sub­se­quent boost to its econ­omy. Project Dan­tak is set to gain a lot from the visit and is all geared up to bring about quan­ti­ta­tive and qual­i­ta­tive change in road in­fra­struc­ture sec­tor of Bhutan.

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