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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
06 MAR 2018 4:29PM by PIB Delhi
Dedicated Satellite Bandwidth for Border Surveillance

There is a proposal for dedicated bandwidth on 5 different beams for various Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs). In this regard, compatible sets are being designed by Defence Electronics Application Laboratory (DEAL), Dehradun and manufactured by Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has constituted a Task Force under the Chairmanship of Joint Secretary (Border Management) with members from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and Border Security Force (BSF) to identify areas for application of Space Technology based tools for effective border management and surveillance. The report of the Task Force has been submitted to Secretary (Space) and Chairman, ISRO, on 8.9.2017.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.