Ministry of Home Affairs

Central Government develops Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) at international land borders of the country with the aim to facilitate cross-border movement of passengers and goods

Posted On: 05 APR 2023 4:04PM by PIB Delhi

Central Government develops Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) at international land borders of the country with the aim to facilitate cross-border movement of passengers and goods. Presently, 09 Integrated Check Posts are operational at international borders of the country, the details of which is at Annexure-A.

   After the establishment of four (04) operational ICPs at Moreh, Sutarkandi, Agartala and Srimantapur in North Eastern States, requisite facilities for seamless movement of passenger and trade across the land borders in  secured  environment  have  been put in place. Setting up of ICP has also improved co-ordination among all stakeholders concerned with facilitation of international trade and passenger movement across the border. This has resulted in ease of movement and saving of time and cost for the movement of passengers and goods.  As a result there is increase in volume of trade and movement of passengers in North East.

Annexure-A.

 

Details of operational Integrated Check Posts

 

Sl. No.

Location

State

International Border

Operationalized on

1.

Attari

Punjab

Pakistan

13.04.2012

2.

Agartala

Tripura

Bangladesh

17.11.2013

3.

Petrapole

West Bengal

Bangladesh

12.02.2016

4.

Raxaul

Bihar

Nepal

03.06.2016

5.

Jogbani

Bihar

Nepal

15.11.2016

6.

Moreh

Manipur

Myanmar

15.03.2018

7.

Sutarkandi

Assam

Bangladesh

07.09.2019

8.

PTB Dera Baba Nanak*

Punjab

Pakistan

09.11.2019

9.

Srimantapur

Tripura

Bangladesh

05.09.2020

 

*Passenger Terminal Building (PTB), Dera Baba Nanak is operational only to facilitate pilgrims to visit the Gurudwara Sri Kartarpur Sahib Ji.

    This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Nishith Pramanik in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha.

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