Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates Sisseri River Bridge in Arunachal Pradesh :
The Defence Minister of India Rajnath Singh inaugurated Sisseri River Bridge at Lower Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh. He called for strengthening border infrastructure as the top most priority of the present government.
Sisseri River Bridge is a 200-metre long bridge between Jonai-Pasighat-Ranaghat-Roing road. This river bridge will provide better connectivity between Siang and Dibang Valley. It was actually a long-pending demand of the people of Arunachal Pradesh. Now, it would save the travel time from Pasighat to Roing by about five hours.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that government has built this bridge under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) so that people of the area can live peacefully and secure.