Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Rise in Infiltration

There are no inputs of infiltration on Indo-Nepal and Indo-Bhutan border being visa free and friendly borders. No case of infiltration reported along Indo-China border. The number of cases of infiltration along Indo-Bangladesh, Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Myanmar borders during the years 2015 and 2016 is as follows:

Border/Year
2015
2016
Indo-Bangladesh Border
2
3
Indo-Pakistan Border
122
370
Indo-Myanmar Border
108
74


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, action based on intelligence inputs etc.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question by Shri Lal Sinh Vadodia in the Rajya Sabha today.

Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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