The Government had set up a Committee under the Chairmanship of Shri Madhukar Gupta, Retd. Home Secretary to suggest ways to strengthen border protection and address vulnerabilities in fencing along the India-Pakistan border. The Committee has submitted its report to the Government on 29.08.2016.
The Committee has given its recommendations broadly on the issues of Threats and Border Protection, assessment of force level, deployment on the border, infrastructure and technology issues for protection of border and administrative issues. It has been decided to initiate action in light of the recommendations of the Committee in consultation with the stakeholders.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question by Shri G. Hari in the Lok Sabha today.
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