A meeting was held on 02.07.2014 with representatives of State Government of Gujarat regarding creation of Marine Immigration check posts in the State of Gujarat. In this connection, a joint team comprising Officers of Ministry of Home Affairs, Bureau of Immigration and National Informatics Centre visited the existing 06 ICPs and 11 check posts/spots to assess their traffic of ships, dhows, availability of physical & technical infrastructure and manpower. The recommendations of the Joint Team had been conveyed to the State Government for providing necessary space, infrastructure, manpower etc. However, in the meantime, keeping in view the volume of traffic, the Mundra Sea Port has been notified as an authorized Immigration Check Post on 16.11.2017.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question by Shri Devusinh Chauhan in the Lok Sabha today.
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