No infiltration case reported along China-Bhutan border, Parliament told | Latest News India

No infiltration circumstances occurred on the China and Bhutan border within the final three years, mentioned Minister of State within the Ministry of Home Affairs Nisith Pramanik whereas responding to a question on infiltration at borders in Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Member of Parliament Chirag Paswan requested questions on a number of circumstances of infiltration which have come to mild in bordering areas over the last three years and the motion taken by the Government on this regard.

In a written reply to the question, Pramanik mentioned, “128 infiltrations reported along Pakistan border, 1787 along Bangladesh border, 25 along Nepal border, 133 along Myanmar border while nil at China and Bhutan border.”

“These cases are dealt with by the Border Guarding Forces in close coordination with other government agencies including State Governments, as per the extant laws,” he added.

When requested whether or not the federal government proposes to represent a particular monitoring staff to observe and examine infiltration given a steep rise in inhabitants ratio significantly in border areas, Pramanik replied that the federal government businesses together with Border Guarding Forces are monitoring and taking steps to examine and curb infiltration.

On searching for the main points of the steps being taken by the Government to cope with the inhabitants imbalance in such areas, the minister replied that the Government has adopted a multi-pronged method to include cross-border infiltration which inter-alia contains deployment of Border Guarding Forces along the International Borders, erection of border fencing and floodlighting, efficient domination of the borders by patrolling, laying Nakas, manning statement posts along the borders, vulnerability mapping of Border Out Posts (BOPs), deployment of particular surveillance tools and autos like Hand Held Thermal Imager (HHTI), Night Vision Device (NVD).

The method additionally contains Twin telescope, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Long Range Reconnaissance and Observation System (LORROS), Battle Field Surveillance Radar (BFSR), Integrated surveillance expertise geared up with Closed-circuit Television (CCTV)/Pan Tilted and Zoom (PTZ) Cameras, IR Sensors and Infrared alarm with Command and Control System, relentless anti-infiltration operations, strengthening of intelligence community, anti-tunnelling train in weak areas and deployment of watercraft boats, floating BOPs and technological options in non-feasible border areas like riverine gaps, and many others. 

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