Project Dantak

  • The Prime Minister recently praised the initiative Project Dantak to commemorate the 64th Raising Day.
  • Project Dantak was established in 1961.
  • Project Dantak is an overseas project of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) under the Ministry of Defence.
  • It was tasked to construct the pioneering motorable roads in Bhutan.
  • Some notable projects executed by the project include construction of Paro Airport, Thimphu – Trashigang Highway, Telecommunication & Hydro Power Infrastructure, Sherubtse College, and India House Estate.
  • The project recruits local workers from Bhutan as well as Indian workers from adjoining districts along the India-Bhutan border.
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