Government gives go ahead to ITBP to set up 47 additional border outposts

Government has given consent to Indo-Tibetan Border Police, ITBP to set up 47 additional border outposts to step up vigil along the border. Minister of State for Home G. Kishan Reddy said this while addressing the 59th Raising Day of Indo-Tibetan Border Police. He said, government has taken several steps to make ITBP more efficient and modern.

Mr Reddy said, the present government is committed to empower ITBP. He said, apart from border security, ITBP is fighting terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir, left wing extremism in Chhattisgarh and making significant contribution in peace mission abroad.