Border Management Current Affairs - 2019

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India-Bangladesh border along Dhubri comes under BOLD-QIT Surveillance

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the BOLD-QIT Surveillance along Dhubri district in Assam on the India Bangladesh border. BOLD-QIT Surveillance BOLD-QIT stands for Border electronically dominated quick response team interception technique. BOLD-QIT Surveillance is part of the Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS). BOLD-QIT together with help the Border Security Force (BSF) in curbing all types of cross border crimes it Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & SecurityUPSC

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Steps to Address Cross-Border Infiltration

The cross-border infiltration and illegal immigration are posing serious security threats to both internal and external security. The government has undertaken following steps to arrest the cross-border infiltration: Multipronged approach to check infiltration by patrolling; sharing of intelligence and conduct of joint operations; erection of border fencing; installation of border floodlights; use of watercrafts/boats and Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & SecurityUPSC

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Exclusive Satellite to help in securing Pakistan and Bangladesh borders

Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch a satellite exclusively for the Union Home Ministry to help it in strengthening its frontiers with Pakistan and Bangladesh among others. Features of the exclusive satellite for Border Management The important features of the exclusive satellite for Border Management are: The exclusive satellite will be utilised for the Read More…

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Government approves Rs 8,606 crore for 60 projects under scheme of Border Infrastructure and Management

Union Government has approved Rs 8,606 crore for 60 projects being implemented under umbrella scheme of Border Infrastructure and Management (BIM). The projects are being implemented in 111 border districts in 17 states having the international borders with Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar and Bangladesh. It will help to meet special development needs of people Read More…

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India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project inaugurated along Indo-Pak border

India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project was inaugurated along two 5-km each patches of India-Pakistan International Border Jammu and Kashmir. It was launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh from Border Security Force (BSF) Headquarters in Ploura, J&K. Smart fence pilot project The initiative has been taken up by BSF as part of comprehensive integrated Read More…

Month:  Categories: Defence & SecurityPlaces in News

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Home Ministry forms study group to examine problems people residing in border areas

The Union Home Ministry has formed study group to examine various problems faced by people residing near International Border (IB) and Line of Control (LOC) in Jammu and Kashmir in wake of regular ceasefire violations by Pakistan. It will be headed by Rina Mitra, Special Secretary in Home Ministry. Composition of study group Its members Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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Intelligence wing of Sashastra Seema Bal launched

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has launched full-fledged intelligence wing of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). SSB is paramilitary force that guards India’s borders with Bhutan and Nepal. The intelligence wing will gather actionable information in a bid to enhance operational efficiency. It will have 650 field and staff agents to gather actionable information. SSB’s Read More…

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