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the pic: it is taken on the road to changu lake at sherathang.the roads here are built and maintained by the BRO.the altitude of this place is anywhere between 12k to 13k feet.

BRO: The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) maintains roads that serve the borders areas of India.It is staffed with a combination of Border Roads Engineering Service officers from the General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF) and officers from the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army.The road-construction teams have to deal with harsh climatic conditions.The BRO builds and maintains roads at high altitude; Some of the BRO roads are built as high as 5,608 metres (18,399 ft) above mean sea level.The Border Roads Organisation operates a network of over 32,885 kilometres (20,434 mi) of roads and 12,200 metres (40,026 ft) of permanent bridges.

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