Centre approves Rs 13,020 cr for Border Infrastructure and Management

new Delhi: The Union Government on Monday approved the continuation of the umbrella scheme of “Border Infrastructure and Management” (BIM) on the 15th Finance Commission cycle from 2021-22 to 2025-26.

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that it is committed to improve the infrastructure and management of the border. This decision will strengthen the border framework to improve border management, policing and security of borders. The cost of the scheme from 2021-22 to 2025-26 will be Rs 13,020 crore.

The MHA said the BIM plan would involve building infrastructure like border fences, border floodlights, technological solutions, building border roads and border posts (BOPs) and company operating bases (COBs) to secure India-Pakistan, India-Pakistan. Will help Bangladesh, India-China, Indo-Nepal, Indo-Bhutan and Indo-Myanmar borders. (ANI)

First published:February 21, 2022, 8:22 pm

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