Source: News Bharati English11 May 2016 20:06:27
New Delhi, May 11: Government has adopted multi-pronged strategy to strengthen the security on borders with Pakistan, China and Bangladesh which inter-alia includes.
MoS Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said “Force multipliers and High-Tech surveillance equipment to enhance the surveillance of border have also been introduced. Further, deployment of technological solutions on pilot project has been approved” in the Rajya Sabha today.
Area domination, round the clock surveillance & patrolling on the borders, establishment of Border Out Posts (BoPs), construction of border roads, upgradation of intelligence set up and close interaction with local populace.
Along Indo-Bangladesh and Indo-Pakistan borders, fence and floodlight works have also been undertaken to strengthen the security.
Continued cross border terrorism against India emanating from territory under Pakistan’s control remains a core concern for the country.
India has repeatedly called upon Pakistan to abide by its commitment made and repeated on several occasions at the highest level for not allowing territory under its control for aiding and abetting in any manner terrorism directed against India.
It has also been stressed that Pakistan should take determined action to dismantle terrorist infrastructure on the territory under its control. India and Bangladesh have various institutional mechanism in the area of security cooperation. There is also regular interaction between Border Guarding Forces of the two Countries.
The cross border issues have been taken up at various bilateral levels. The Government of Bangladesh has assured that no anti-India activities would be allowed in its soil and has followed a policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism and extremism.
As far as, China is concerned, India and China have, on several occasions, reiterated their resolute opposition to terrorism in all its forum and manifestations. India-China cooperation in counter terrorism includes exchange of views and information on terrorism affecting the two countries.