Captain Surbhi Jakhmola became the first woman officer posted on foreign assignment in the Border Roads Organisation.

  • Captain Surbhi Jakhmola, an officer of the 117 Engineer Regiment of the Indian Army, has become the first woman officer of the Border Roads Organization (BRO) to be posted on a foreign project.
  • BRO has deployed Surbhi for Project Dantak in Bhutan.
  • The Border Roads Organization (BRO) is an executive road construction force in India that supports the Indian Armed Forces.
  • BRO builds and maintains the road network on India’s borders and in friendly neighboring countries. It is also included in the Order of Battle of the Armed Forces, which ensures their support at all times. To improve border connectivity, the BRO was completely transferred to the Ministry of Defense in 2015.
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