JAMMU: IG BSF Jammu N. S Jamwal and Sudhir Kumar Singh, DIG called on LG J&K Manoj Sinha in his office and apprised him about the present security scenario existing on IB & LC and the threats prevailing on the border.
IG BSF Jammu apprised LG on counter measures being taken by BSF to meet the challenges on the border and the existing Border Protection Grid being followed by BSF.
Various other issues relating to border area were also discussed including—development of Suchetgarh and Chamliyal as tourist destinations jointly by BSF and Tourism Department of J&K to encourage border tourism, road connectivity to BSF posts and border areas for benefits of border population, assistance of J&K Government was also sought to clear the wild growth in border area astride the fencing and encouragement to farmers for cultivation of area ahead of fencing.
IG BSF thanked LG for his personal intervention in quick disposal of acquisition of land cases for construction of BSF infrastructure.
IG BSF Jammu then invited LG to visit border area and BSF BOPs to interact with border population and BSF troops.
LG appreciated the work of BSF in maintaining the sanctity of border and sustained coordination between BSF and civil administration. He also consented to the request of N.S Jamwal, IG BSF Jammu to visit the border area in near future.