Rajnath Singh to preside meeting on security at Jaisalmer today; discuss on sealing of India- Pak border


NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will begins his two day visit to Jaisalmer today where he will follow-up the security circumstance along the India-Pakistan border with  Chief Ministers of the others states.

According to report, Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, and PunjabDeputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal will be attend in the review meeting at the Border Security Force`s Sector headquarters.

Top Border Security Force officers, senior officials of the state governments of Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat, Rajasthan, and Punjab will also be present in this review meeting. During this meeting, All of them will discussed on Sealing of India-Pakistan border .
Out of 2289.66 km of Indo-Pakistan Border (IPB), 2034.96 km has been covered by physical barriers, including fencing, and the remaining 254.80 km of the border is planned to be covered by physical and non-physical barriers shortly.
The BSF is testing the available technologies through pilot projects in the Jammu region, Punjab, and Gujarat.
The paramilitary force is in the process of a rollout of a Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) for this stretch of IPB, which is due to be undertaken in a year`s time.
The Indian side of the IPB, which is 3,323-km-long, passes through the states of Gujarat (508 km), Rajasthan (1,037 km), Punjab (553 km) and Jammu and Kashmir (1,225 km).
Out of the 3,323-km border with Pakistan, about 2,289.66 km of the International Border (IB) is under the operational control of the Ministry of Home Affairs.