BRO appoints first woman officer for road project along border with China
The officers stated Vaishali S Hiwase from Wardha in Maharastra will discharge her duties in a difficult surroundings.
In a first, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has appointed a woman officer to command a Road Construction Company (RCC) tasked to supply connectivity in a high-altitude space along the India-China border, officers stated on Wednesday.
They stated Vaishali S Hiwase from Wardha in Maharastra will discharge her duties in a difficult surroundings.
“With two air maintained detachments located at 10,000 ft and above the alignment of road is going through some formidable passes and treacherous terrain of hard rock with vertical cliffs,” the BRO stated.
It stated Vaishali, who has an M Tech diploma, has already accomplished a demanding tenure in Kargil.
“This is a humble beginning by BRO that will usher a new era of women empowerment that will see women officers taking over most arduous tasks,” the BRO stated.