Complete all pending fencing work along the India-Bangladesh and India-Myanmar border, stepping up border security

Complete all pending fencing work along the India-Bangladesh and India-Myanmar border, stepping up border security

India plans big project along Bangladesh border

Oct 14, 2015 |The Hindu|Full Article

Under Phase I of the border infrastructure project, completed in 2000 during NDA I tenure, over 850 km fencing was done. Under Phase II, 1,973.572 km fencing work was completed.

A high-level empowered committee will reschedule the balance work that has not been allotted yet and will expedite land acquisition in consultation with the State governments. The border with Bangladesh runs along West Bengal (2,216.7 km), Assam (263 km), Meghalaya (443 km), Tripura (856 km) and Mizoram (318 km).

95 per cent work on new fence along Bangladesh border complete: BSF DG

Sep 05, 2017|The Economic Times|Full Article

India and Bangladesh have finished 95 per cent of the work on a new single-layer fence aimed at curbing cross-border crime and securing over 250 villages that fall between the international border and a barbed wire fencing 150 metres away, said BSF chief K K Sharma.

The "major decision" on the new fence was taken by the two sides during the bi-annual director general-level talks between the BSF and the Border Guard Bangladesh held here in October last year.

Fence border with Myanmar

Jul 13, 2015|The Tribune|Full Article

The fencing work is going on along the 10 km stretch between the border pillar (BP) 79 and BP-81. Manipur government has proposed that fencing should be constructed urgently for at least addition 50 kilometers along Indo-Myanmar border. The state government has also endorsed the proposal of Director General of Assam Rifles to the MHA for selective border fencing for approximately 86 kilometers between BP-54 and BP-78 as top priority. Ass Rifles is currently entrusted with the responsibility to guard the India-Myanmar border that touches states of Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh.

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