A patriotic and motivational speech was delivered by Addl DGBR on the occasion and called upon all BRO personnel to strive hard towards facilitating nation building.
HQ Additional Director General of Border Roads Organisation located in BRO Complex in Jalukbari,Guwahati, Assam, celebrated the 73rd Independence Day with great pomp and show at their picturesque campus on Airport Road.
The Independence Day celebration commenced with hoisting of the National Flag by PKH Singh, Addl DGBR (East) in presence of all officers and troops working in HQ Addl DGBR. About 12 Officers&100 Jawans including JCOs/ Supervisors and NCOs/ORs attended the ceremony. Casual paid labourers and Children were also present on the occasion.
A patriotic and motivational speech was delivered by Addl DGBR on the occasion and called upon all BRO personnel to strive hard towards facilitating nation building. He conveyed his greetings to all present and their families and to the Officers and Jawans working in far flung areas of North Eastern states. He commended the tireless efforts of BRO personnel working in far flung areas and in inclement weather for improving the road network and better connectivity in the NE Region. He emphasized on the team work and importance of Independence.
He also highlighted the sacrifice of our freedom fighters and contribution of Border Roads Organization in development of the country .He mentioned specifically the sacrifice made by BRO Personnel during the last one year. He motivated all present to work with full dedication and devotion to improve the image of the organization in particular and for the overall development the country.
The meritorious services of BRO personnel engaged in the development of North Eastern states have been recognised by various authorities. Nine Government of India Commendatory Certificates, Three Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card, One Vice Chief of Army Staff Commendation Card and 23 DGBR Commendation Cards have been conferred to the meritorious personnel on Independence Day for their outstanding contribution.