SSB is a People Friendly Force and known for its remarkable intelligence work: Shri Rajnath Singh
The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Administrative & Provisioning Complex of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in Lucknow today. In his address Shri Rajnath Singh said this Force is popular as a People Friendly Force and known for its remarkable intelligence work. He also appreciated SSB for its significant seizures with large number of apprehension this year. The Union Home Minister said that as a part of Government initiative to strengthen the mahila component in all Forces & other institutions, the Government has appointed Smt.Archana Ramasundaram as Director General SSB.
Speaking on this occasion Director General, SSB Smt. Archana Ramasundaram said the SSB is taking leading role to create awareness among border population and to implement various Government programmes for the welfare of the border population viz., Swachha Bharat Abhiyan, Beti Bachao Beti Padao Abhiyan, PMJDY, Skill development, Distribution of aids and appliances, Educational work for Border School Children, Construction of toilets in Girls School etc., for the welfare of border people.
Earlier the Union Home Minister was accorded ceremonial guard of honour by Force personnel.