Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Friday called for bolstering the border infrastructure and reiterated that national security is the topmost priority of the government.
He was addressing a gathering after inaugurating the Sisseri River Bridge at Lower Dibang Valley in Arunachal Pradesh.
The 200-metre long bridge connecting Jonai-Pasighat-Ranaghat-Roing road will provide connectivity between Dibang Valley and Siang to meet the long-pending demand of the people of Arunachal Pradesh as it would cut down the travel time from Pasighat to Roing by about five hours.
"The Government has adopted the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) in its plan keeping in view security of the people residing in the border areas," Singh said....
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