By order of the Govt., The Braithwaite Burn and Jessop Construction Company Limited (A Govt. of India Undertaking) stands amalgamated with Bharat Bhari Udyog Nigam Limited (A Govt. of India Enterprise) w.e.f. 10-07-2015.
The early story of BBJ started around the mid-thirties. The ever increasing traffic movement between the twin cities of Calcutta & Howrah demanded a wider and stronger bridge in replacement of the then existing pontoon bridge. The authorities accordingly decided on building a cantilever bridge across the river Hooghly. The job undoubtedly called for greater expertise. So the three engineering giants - Braithwaite, Burn & Jessop - came together with their vast experiences and floated a new company. Thus on 26th January 1935 was born BBJ, The Braithwaite Burn & Jessop Construction Company Limited... read more>>
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