Sonali Mishra, IPS, Additional Director General BSF Eastern Command, visited BSF South Bengal Frontier Friday for the annual inspection of the Frontier and reviewed the current security scenario on the Indo-Bangladesh International Border. The purpose of the inspection was to evaluate the preparedness of the South Bengal Frontier on tactical, operational and administrative aspects.
BSF has a well laid down policy of annual inspection by senior officers to assess the tactical, operational, and administrative preparedness of the establishment at each level with the objective of ensuring that BSF personnel at all level are well-prepared to discharge their assigned Border Management duties. Their wartime preparedness is also assessed.
The Additional Director General was welcomed by Ayush Mani Tiwari, IPS, IG South Bengal Frontier and other senior officers. Thereafter, Ms Sonali Mishra was briefed by IG South Bengal Frontier about the effective Border Management undertaken by South Bengal Frontier, challenges and future plans. She was apprised about present status of trans-border crime in the area of South Bengal Frontier and efforts being made by the officers and men of South Bengal Frontier to curb the trans-border crimes. She was also apprised about the ongoing Civic Action Programme and other Confidence Building Measures being taken by South Bengal Frontier to infuse the sense of security amongst Border population. It would be appropriate to mention that South Bengal Frontier has been successful in curbing the cattle smuggling through the area of South Bengal Frontier effectively.
The Additional Director General applauded the efforts and dedication of BSF personnel in safeguarding the borders and their efforts to control border crimes. She emphasized the importance of maintaining peace and tranquillity along the border. She highlighted the role of technology for better Border Management and urged the BSF personnel to remain vigilant against trans-border criminals on the Indo-Bangladesh Border.
( Source: BSF )