New intelligence wing set-up for ‘Sashastra Seema Bal’ to strengthen border security
Source :NewsBharati   Date :19-Sep-2017

New Delhi, September 19: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has launched intelligence wing of Sashastra Seema Bal, SSB, and Welfare and Rehabilitation Board App, WARB, Yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Singh said, SSB officials should check authenticity of messages which are being spread on the social media regarding security or intelligence alerts.

The Union Home Minister cautioned the Forces’ personnel to keep a tab on rumour-mongering over the social media. Assuring the Government’s concern about the welfare of the CAPF personnel and their families, Rajnath Singh said he has taken steps to ensure a martyr’s family gets atleast Rs. 1 crore compensation. He urged the CAPF Officers each to adopt a CAPF martyr’s family. 

Rajnath Singh said the job of SSB is much more demanding and challenging since it is vested the responsibility of guarding open borders unlike other borders. This makes the task much more challenging and demands highest alertness to check illegal activities like smuggling of arms, Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), drugs and human-trafficking.

The app WARB contains features to facilitate retired CAPFs and Assam Riffles personnel to get their grievances redressed, and seek skill development training through National Skill Development Corporation under “Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana, re-employment and other relevant and important information.