Union Home Minister Reviews Functioning of BSF
NEW DELHI. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the functioning of Border Security Force (BSF) September 27 to discuss and expedite pending issues related to infrastructure development, welfare of troops and various other issues of Border Management. Issues of upgradation of existing Border Out Posts (BOPs) at par with composite BOPs, construction of advance Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRPs) shelters on high altitude, forward defended localities on Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, acquisition of land for newly sanctioned Battalions at old norms were also discussed in the meeting.
Issue of evolving BSF Air Wing as a self-regulatory establishment on the lines of Coast Guard was also flagged for discussion. Comments in this regard have been invited from Ministry of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Defence and Coast Guard separately. The important issue of Comprehensive Integrated Border Management Solutions ( CIBMS) using modern and latest technology was also discussed.
Rajnath Singh directed the relevant agencies and departments to expedite the action for approval of all pending issues.