Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
08-December-2010 15:34 IST
Fencing and Flood-Lighting Along Borders
Government has sanctioned 2043.63 Km of fencing and 2009.52 Km of floodlighting along the Indo-Pakistan Border against which 1952.72 Km of fencing and 1861.92 Km of floodlighting has been completed. Similarly, 2735 Km of fencing and 677 Km of floodlighting along the Indo-Bangladesh Border has been completed against the sanctioned work of 3436.59 Km of fencing and 3117 Km of floodlighting. The balance border works are in progress and are scheduled to be completed by March, 2012.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Home, Shri Mullappally Ramachandran in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.