Amit Shah inaugurates building of four BOPs at SSB Camp Kishanganj in Bihar
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah on 24 September inaugurated the building of four BOPs in SSB camp Kishanganj, Bihar and asserted that the boundary of the country is fully secured.
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- He inaugurated the building of four Border Observation Posts (BOPs) at Fatehpur, Pektola, Beria, Aamgachi, and Raniganj at the SSB camp in Kishanganj.
The Union Home Minister asked the Seema Suraksha Bal (SSB) personnel to remain vigilant along the border to prevent infiltration and smuggling of humans and animals from Nepal and Bangladesh.
He said the SSB should adopt the latest technology including Drone and CCTV to ensure perfect security along bordering areas.
He said SSB jawans are not only protecting bordering areas but also performing a commendable job to eliminate the Naxal menace in Bihar and Jharkhand.
A meeting on border security is going on between Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Director Generals of BSF, SSB and ITBP at the BSF camp in Kishanganj.
About Sashastra Seema Bal :
Sashastra Seema Bal was established on 20 December 1963 after the Indo-China war.
The Sashastra Seema Bal guards the country's borders with Nepal (1,751 km) and Bhutan (699 km).
On 13 April 2014, the Union Home Ministry for the first time approved the induction of young women into the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) as Combat Officers.
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