Tuesday, 28 March 2017

BOP on Indo-Bangladesh Boarder

The Government of India has approved for providing security and logistic support to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) by way of using Indian border roads in the States of Tripura and Mizoram for construction of Border Out Posts (BOPs) by BGB in Chittagong Hill Tracts area. 

The Government has adopted a multipronged approach for security arrangements at the borders to curb smuggling and infiltration. The arrangements include deployment of Border Guarding Force (BGF), construction of border fence, construction of border roads, installation of floodlights, construction of Border Out Posts (BOPs), introduction of Hi-tech surveillance equipments, providing advanced weapons and specialized vehicles to Security Forces, etc. 

To promote border trade, among other measures, Border Haats and Integrated Check Posts are being established on Indo-Bangladesh Border. 

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question by Shri Sisir Kumar Adhikari in the Lok Sabha today. 

Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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