The border floodlight installation has been carried out along Indo-Pakistan Border (IPB) and Indo-Bangladesh Border (IBB) including Assam. Along IBB, floodlight in 2398.16 km has been installed and along IPB, floodlight in 1943.76 km has been installed. The budget allocation for floodlight work along both Indo-Bangladesh Border and Indo-Pakistan Border is Rs. 50 Crore each during the year 2017-18. The sanctioned floodlight work along IBB is targeted for completion by December, 2018.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question by Shri Radheshyam Biswas in the Lok Sabha today.