Government of India has extended the “Border Infrastructure and Management” (BIM) scheme till 2026

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The Government of India  has approved the continuation of the Central Sector Umbrella Scheme of “Border Infrastructure and Management” (BIM)  from 2021-22 to 2025-26, at a cost of Rs.13,020 crore

 Points to Know 

Border Infrastructure Management 

  • The Border Infrastructure Management  scheme is implemented by the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.

  • It is a 100% centrally funded scheme. It means all the money is spent by the Government of India .

  • The main objective of the scheme is to create infrastructure such as construction of border fence, border flood lights, technological solutions, border roads and Border Outposts (BOPs)/Company Operating Bases (COBs) to secure the Indo-Pakistan, Indo-Bangladesh, Indo-China, Indo-Nepal, Indo-Bhutan and Indo-Myanmar borders.

  • India shares a 3,323 km long border with Pakistan, including 775 km of the Line of Control. The length of the border with China is 3,488 km, 4,096 with Bangladesh, 1,751 km with Nepal, 1,643 km with Myanmar and 699 km with Bhutan.

For Exam 

India shares the longest land boundary with Bangladesh, 4096 Km 

Union Home Minister : Amit Shah 

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