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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
06 MAR 2018 4:31PM by PIB Delhi
Border Outposts Along Borders

1185 Border Out Posts (BOPs) have been sanctioned along the Indo-Bangladesh Border (IBB) with the average inter-BOP distance as per the recommendation of Group of Ministers.

A Border Protection Grid (BPG) along the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh Border has already been set up. The BPG comprising the State authorities and all other stakeholders will continuously evaluate threats from across the border, observe and analyze crime patterns and other suspicious activities and will formulate an appropriate response mechanism. The Grid will have five layers viz. elements ahead of the border fence, physical border infrastructure, Border Guarding Force, Intelligence Grid and Police. As the strengthening of border is continuous process, the implementation of BPG on other borders, will be taken up in due course.

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.