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How are the border roads helpful in the economic development of the far off areas of the country?

Answer :

Border roads are those roads which are in the bordering areas of the country. The aim is to provide security as this road could be used to carry arms and army. The border roads are helpful in the economic development of the far off areas of the country due to the following reasons –

• The Border Roads Organisation was established in 1960, constructs and maintains roads in the bordering areas of the country.


• It is a government of India undertaking which is created to construct roads of strategic importance in the northern and northeastern borders.


• These roads provide easy access to the areas of difficult terrain. This led to the economic development of the far off areas of the country.


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