The Ministry of Home Affairs had constituted a Committee under the Chairmanship of Shri Madhukar Gupta, Retd. Home Secretary in April, 2016, for strengthening border protection and addressing the issue of gaps and vulnerability in border fencing along Indo-Pakistan Border.
The Committee today presented its report to the Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh. The Committee has made a detailed study through discussions on threat perception, field visits and detailed discussion with stakeholders. The Committee has made a detailed recommendations pertaining to strengthening of border protection on Indo-Pakistan Border.
The mandate of the Committee was to study all types of gaps in fencing & all other vulnerabilities in the International Border on Indo-Pakistan Border and to suggest comprehensive approach to fix these gaps in fencing and other vulnerabilities on interim and permanent basis.
The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju, Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, Secretary (Border Management) Shri Susheel Kumar and other senior officers of the Ministry were also present.